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Why Are Progressives so Bad at Governing?

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog06/19/2019

From crumbling public transport to rampant homelessness, progressive politicians are terrible at running the government once they are in power.

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We'll Need Property Rights in a World of Gene-Edited Humans

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog12/19/2018

A respect for property rights will become all the more important in the age of "designer babies" and "gene editing."

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Why Venezuela Is Starving

SocialismWorld History

Blog10/02/2018

At the end of July 2018, the National Assembly estimated that each week six Venezuelan children die of starvation.

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Will Myanmar Embrace Market Reforms?

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog12/19/2017
Myanmar is moving away from its socialist past, but many challenges remain.
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Why is NASA Covering Up Elon Musk’s Mistakes?

Cronyism and CorporatismMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/21/2017
Elon Musk's SpaceX appears to have some very good friends in Congress who are working to grant SpaceX monopoly powers.
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Why Police Cannot (and Will Not) Protect Our Rights

Bureaucracy and RegulationMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/11/2017
Police officers today see the rights of due process not as rights that police need to protect, but rather as barriers to “good police work.”
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When Medical Doctors Are Entrepreneurs

The EntrepreneurHealthEntrepreneurship

12/18/2015Mises Wire
Statistics can only go so far in telling us about patients, so doctors must deal with uncertainty every day while applying the skills of entrepreneurs. In a way, the best doctors are often the best entrepreneurs.
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