Mises Wire

Taxation Is Robbery

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

11/08/2017Mises Daily Articles
It took centuries to end the idea that taxes kept the privileged class in comfort and financed their wars. But now we're told taxes = civilization.
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The March to America's Civil War

U.S. History

11/01/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton gives a revisionist look at the period leading up to the Civil War.
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The Myth of "Nazi Capitalism"

Political Theory

10/30/2017The Austrian
The National Socialists weren't big fans of free markets.
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The Swiss Way of Health

Swiss WatchTaxes and SpendingWorld History

Switzerland employs an insurance and voucher based healthcare system that is primarily private, and highly effective.
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The Latest Innovation in Inflation Targeting

Money and BanksStrategy

Blog10/26/2017

The two-percent inflation goal is now being modified to allow for even higher inflation goals in the short term.

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The Chinese Exclusion Act Was An Assault on Private Property

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. History

Blog10/14/2017
Many private employers were contracting with Chinese workers to move to California and work. And then Congress outlawed the contracts.
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The Story that Netflix’s Heroin(e) Fails to Cover

Legal SystemProtectionism and Free TradePrices

Blog10/07/2017
The state provides incentives to doctors to over-prescribe opioid painkillers. An addiction crisis has followed.
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Taxation, Slavery, and Consent

Labor and WagesU.S. History

Blog08/18/2017
Slavery has never been defined by the brutality of the conditions under which a person labored; but by the lack of consent.
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