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Most Everything Governments Do Should Be Regarded as "Corrupt"

Cronyism and CorporatismTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/03/2020

Governments that redistribute wealth and regulate our daily lives are inherently corrupt. We cheapen the word "corruption" when we reserve it for just a few politicians who break the arbitrary rules.

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Last Day to Double Your Gift

Blog10/03/2020

Generous individuals make it possible for the Mises Institute to offer thousands of books, articles, and videos absolutely free to the public. This work is bearing fruit all over the world.

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Our Politicians Would Probably Be Better If We Picked Them by Lot

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog10/03/2020

Rather than choose among a group of narcissists desperate to become popular by redistributing the income of others, why not choose officeholders by lot for a single term?

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Despite Big Budgets, Police Are Catching Very Few Real Criminals

Legal System

Blog10/02/2020

At best, police data shows four in ten murders in America are never resolved and no suspect is convicted. Lesser crimes have even fewer resolutions. And if we look more closely, things look even worse.

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The Absurdity of Covid "Cases"

HealthMedia and Culture

Blog10/02/2020

We have had nearly eight months of life and liberty stolen from us by politicians and their hysteria-promoting accomplices in media. How much more will we accept?

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Mises's Complicated View of Christianity

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog10/02/2020

"With regard to the doctrine that God is wholly other than man and that his essence and nature cannot be grasped by mortal man, the natural sciences and a philosophy derived from them have nothing to say."

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The Mises Institute Is Funded by People like You

Blog10/02/2020

The Mises Institute is not funded by government grants or wealthy foundations with agendas. That's why we need you. Double your gift today!

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Can the Stock Market Protect Wealth Better Than Gold and Silver?

InflationGlobal EconomyStrategy

Blog10/02/2020

Trying to stay ahead of the government printing press is the modern citizen’s constant worry.

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