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A "Universal Basic Income" Costs More Than You Think

Taxes and Spending

Blog06/21/2018

Basic-income schemes siphon off resources from employers who could have used them to increase worker productivity — and worker incomes. 

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Anonymous Funding of the Academic Right: William Volker and Henry Earhart

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/10/2018

Private foundations and philanthropists have been key factors in supporting free-market academic work.

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A Christian View of Labor Unions

Free MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog05/01/2018

Voluntary unionism is legitimate, so long as civil government does not do more than enforce the contracts agreed to by employers and laborers.

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Auditing the Fed Is Now More Important than Ever

The Fed

Blog04/03/2017
Monetary policy has become unhinged since the most recent financial crisis and the Fed’s balance sheet has exploded to unprecedented levels.
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A Lunch Break in an Alternate Universe

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

05/09/2015Mises Wire
What if the government ran hair salons and the private sector provided auto registrations? Needless to say, getting a haircut would be a harrowing and soul-crushing experience. Meanwhile, registering your automobile would be another matter entirely.
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