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Free Trade vs. Government Diktat

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog2 hours ago

In every trade, a person is giving up something he values less for something he values more. Every time a shopper buys any item from another person, he has improved his standard of living, and so has the seller.

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Free Trade: A Key to a Rising Standard of Living

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog04/06/2019

The right to trade with foreigners without government interference is a God-given fundamental human right, not morally subject to the whims of those who want trade wars to protect their own interests.

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Few Dare Call it Socialism: Social Security and Medicare

Blog10/23/2018

Given that you conservatives love Medicare, which guarantees government health care for seniors, why not love it even more by expanding it to everyone?

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Four Hundred Years of Dynamic Efficiency

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

06/15/2018Mises Daily Articles
Efficiency is not just the avoidance of waste. When entrepreneurs expand the boundaries of what is economically possible, we get "dynamic efficiency," which is essential for progress.
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Foreign Aid Forever?

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog04/30/2018

Once a government bureaucracy has been set up to do any job whatever, it will find endless excuses for expanding, prolonging, or perpetuating that job.

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Four Reasons Central Banks are Wrong to Fight Deflation

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/22/2017
The harmful character of deflation is a sacred dogma of monetary policy. However, evidence substantiating these claims is either weak or nonexistent.
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