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The Google Manifesto – and What it Means

Bureaucracy and RegulationEntrepreneurship

Blog08/10/2017
Google can concentrate on innovation and profits — or it can focus on bureaucratic rules against thoughtcrimes. Google has apparently chosen the latter.
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To Lower Health Care Costs, Try Freedom

HealthProtectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog06/01/2017
Prices have fallen in many areas of healthcare that are reliant on cash transactions and more market competition.
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The Myth of the "Popular Will"

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Democracy often relies on conflating society with the state. Unfortunately, this confusion can lead to the politicization of every facet of daily life.
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The Goal of Socialists Is Socialism — Not Prosperity

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog02/13/2017
Some claim that if socialists understood economics they wouldn't be socialists. This is doubtful since the larger motivation is often political control.
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The Economics of Hillary Clinton

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

09/26/2016Mises Wire
Hillary Clinton likes to say she wants to help the middle class. But, her economic policy only helps her crony capitalist pals.
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Three Reasons to Be Worried About the Economy

The FedMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingInterventionismMoney and Banking

02/08/2016Mises Wire
Thanks to relentless government and central-bank intervention, debt is growing at the same time that workers are becoming less entrepreneurial and less productive. That's not a good combination.
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Three Centuries of Boom-Bust in Spain

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

01/21/2016Mises Wire
Following the discovery of the Americas, Spain began a 300-year period of booms, busts, war, and mercantilism. Only in the eighteenth century did the country begin to find prosperity through liberalization of trade and private property.
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The Formlessness of Progressivism

U.S. HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

12/30/2015Mises Wire
Nowadays, the list of our newfound “rights” is almost endless, but every Progressive seems to have his own list of new rights that every taxpayer must pay for in the name of “social justice.” Meanwhile, “social justice” means whatever you want it to.
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