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Goods Can Never Be Distributed "Equally" — Especially Not In a Socialist Regime

SocialismProduction Theory

Blog06/05/2018

There is no truly equal way to distribute goods. But capitalism offers a way for more people to benefit from the process of bidding for those goods and services.

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Grant Statehood to America's Core Cities

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog08/29/2017

City governments and state government are increasingly at odds over issues like immigration. The answer lies in states bidding some cities "farewell."

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Getting Taxpayer-Funded Free Stuff Is not "Religious Liberty"

Blog06/30/2017
Getting government grants is not the same thing as being able to freely enjoy one's freedom. After all, government grants are the result of violating someone's else property rights first.
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Government Medicine: Court Declares Child Should Die Rather Than Receive Privately-Funded Health Care

HealthLegal System

Blog06/29/2017
Once you're inside the state's healthcare system, you may find it's impossible to get out. Even if you're seeking only privately funded treatment.
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Gun Control: Fashionable Prohibition for Modern Lawmakers

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryValue and Exchange

10/09/2015Mises Wire
Statistically, alcohol abuse causes far more death, violence, injury, and disease than guns do. And yet, further limiting access to alcohol is off the table while gun restrictions are fair game. In the gun debate, the double standards are plentiful.
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Governments Give Migrants a Disastrous Mix of Social Welfare and Bureaucracy

Global EconomyLegal SystemWar and Foreign Policy

09/14/2015Mises Wire
Refugees no longer stop at the nearest safe haven, but instead are lured into enduring hazardous black-market journeys for a welfare-state payoff. At the same time, states offer high fees and reams of paperwork for those seeking legal passage.
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Gun Control: What Happened in England, Ireland, and Canada

Blog12/10/2015

We're often told that gun control is responsible for low homicide rates in places like the UK, Ireland and Canada. But a look at the history of homicide in each country...

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