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Government Meddling Is the Reason You're "Underpaid"

Blog10/07/2019

It is frequently allege that, under capitalism, people aren’t paid what they are worth to employers. But the commonly-drawn implication that state intervention will improve things is false.

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Google Marxism: Internet Ideology and the Academics Who Perpetuate It

Big GovernmentEducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

10/03/2019Audio/Video
Michael Rectenwald argues that Big Digital serves as the chief arbiter of expression with the power to delete "dangerous" persons from its various platforms.
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Greece Never Really Recovered from Its Financial Crisis

Greece will have to do a lot to change from its high-tax, high-regulation status quo in order to improve an economy that has stagnated since 2008.

10/03/2019Power & Market
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Global Child Mortality Falls Again, As Market Trade and Economic Globalization Spread

Thanks to global trade and increasingly free (although, regrettably, not unhampered) markets, Latin America, southern Asia, eastern Asia, and even Africa have moved toward becoming middle income countries.

09/30/2019Power & Market
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Greta Thunberg To Poor Countries: Drop Dead

Global EconomyStrategyInterventionism

09/27/2019Audio/Video
It appears many Indians and Brazilians and Chinese are willing to risk the global warming for a chance at experiencing even a small piece of what wealthy first-world climate activists have been enjoying all their lives.
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Greta Thunberg To Poor Countries: Drop Dead

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

Blog09/26/2019

It appears many Indians and Brazilians and Chinese are willing to risk the global warming for a chance at experiencing even a small piece of what wealthy first-world climate activists have been enjoying all their lives.

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Government Property Is Not Really "Public" Property

Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsCalculation and Knowledge

09/25/2019The Free Market
As I learned growing up in Allegheny County, the sign that reads, "Keep out, Property of Allegheny County," does not refer only to those who live outside the county.
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Government

Political Theory

09/21/2019Mises Wire
I offer my own definition of government: Government is that great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.
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