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Do Consumers Know What's Best for Them?

Value and Exchange

Blog08/31/2019

The free-market doctrine does not rest on an assumption that consumers make wise choices. Like the mythical “economic man,” the Perfectly Wise Individual is a straw man created by the critics of the theory.

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Dr. Mary Ruwart: How Government Keeps Us Sick

Big GovernmentHealthStrategy

08/31/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Dr. Mary Ruwart discuss the sobering reality of the US medical cartel.
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Don't Force Google To Hire Conservatives

Labor and Wages

Blog01/18/2018
James Damore is wrong. The last thing we need is a another special group protected from "discrimination."
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Decentralize Global Trade Policy

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionismValue and Exchange

01/06/2018Mises Daily Articles
What if Chile subsidizes its wine production? That's too bad for Chile's taxpayers, but great for the rest of the world.
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Democracy Has Been Weaponized

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

02/24/2016The Austrian
Mass democracy, as its nineteenth-century liberal opponents foretold, devolves into a contest of contending forces, motivated by corrupt self interest.
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