Mises Wire

Double Standards Are Rampant in Canada's Drug War

Blog03/22/2019

On both the left and the right in Canada, politicians are using the Drug War — and all the lives it needlessly ruins — to play political games that help only the politicians. 

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Forget Guaranteed Income — Governments Should Stop Destroying Income First

Blog03/19/2019

Before having government "guarantee" income, we should probably stop it from destroying so many jobs through regulation, first. 

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Government Pensions, Incentives, and Our Everlasting Welfare State

Taxes and Spending

Blog03/07/2019

It turns out that workforce participation drops off significantly once it becomes possible to live off a government pension instead. Thus, pension policies have placed an enormous burden on those who still have to work.

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The Bank of Canada Ignores its Mandate

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/06/2019

The Bank of Canada's official mandate to promote the “the economic and financial well-being of Canadians,” isn't compatible with the Bank's real mandate which is apparently to look out for the good of a small number of powerful banks.

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Is Argentina On The Brink Of a Tax Revolt?

Blog02/26/2019

Argentina suffers from both high taxes and high rates of tax evasion. These two things are connected. The harder it is to pay taxes, the greater the motivation to evade them.

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Government Road Management: Is There a Better Way?

Blog02/19/2019

With roads, it is time to give private enterprise a chance.

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In Canada, There Is No Defense Against Eminent Domain

World History

Blog02/01/2019

The right to property was not included in Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms. And it shows.

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