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Raise the Social Security Age to (At Least) 75

Blog5 hours ago

In 1940, nearly half of the male workforce died before reaching age 65. Those who survived might collect benefits for 13 years. In 2022, workers live longer and collect more benefits. It's unsustainable. 

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Yuri Maltsev, RIP

Free MarketsWorld History

Blog7 hours ago

Yuri Maltsev, a Mises Senior Fellow who once was an advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev when he was an economist in the USSR, has passed away. Rest in peace.

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Governments Cannot Effectively Regulate Vaccines

Bureaucracy and RegulationStrategy

Blog9 hours ago

Because government officials do not worry about the consequences of making mistakes, the government should not be permitted to regulate anything as important as vaccines.

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The State Uses Trauma as a Weapon against Innocent People

The Police State

Blog01/26/2023

In its unending quest for power, the state has no problem traumatizing the innocent.

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Yes, the Minimum Wage Harms the Economy

Free MarketsLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog01/25/2023

The imposition of minimum wages harms the economy, although there are nuances in how much harm they cause. It is better not to impose minimum wages at all.

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European Shadow Unemployment Is a Real Problem

Money and Banks

Blog01/25/2023

There is an undeniable negative trend in European employment and wages that is a direct consequence of constantly increasing intervention in the economy.

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Mastering the Future: The Megalomaniacal Ambitions of the WEF

Bureaucracy and RegulationCorporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismProgressivismSocialismStrategyU.S. EconomyWorld History

Blog01/24/2023

The leaders of the World Economic Forum have a wonderful future planned for all of us. They just don't plan to share in our misery.

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Wholesale Price Inflation Is Slowing as Economy Worsens

Money and Banks

Blog01/24/2023

A recession looks more likely every day, and the latest sign of this is slowing price growth in producer prices. After all, price inflation usually slows as the economy weakens and consumers run out of easy money.

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