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How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them

Free Markets

Blog03/06/2017
Instead of praising jobs for their own sake, we should ask why employment is so important.
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How Governments Destroy Consumer Sovereignty

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPrices

Blog02/07/2017
The entrepreneur's job is to shape his whole enterprise around consumer wants. Unfortunately, governments often get in the way.
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How Trump Could Win the Currency War

The FedMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/06/2017
If Trump wants to end the foreign currency manipulation he condemns, he can begin by ending the use of "non-standard" monetary tools in the US.
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How Government Regulation Makes Us Poorer

Taxes and SpendingEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

Blog12/26/2016

What hurts workers — and keeps them poor — is government regulation, which restricts competition.

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How Government Buys Your Support

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

02/17/2016The Austrian
Bribes can work both ways. Sometimes it pays to bribe politicians for what you want. But voters will often happily exchange votes for free stuff. In fact, the latter strategy has been proven to work wonders if one wants a bigger government.
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How Beijing and the West Work Together to Manipulate the Global Currency War

Booms and BustsCorporate WelfareGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

11/03/2015Mises Wire
Historically, reserve currencies have arisen without the help of the IMF, but we’re now witnessing a situation in which the IMF may declare the Chinese yuan a “reserve currency” as part of a larger game by global elites to manipulate global exchange rates.
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