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Italy’s Central Bank Admits Wealth Redistribution Leads to Corruption

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog08/07/2018

“Corruption is a regular effect of interventionism,” Ludwig von Mises once wrote, and we see this principle at work today in the European Union.

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Inequality of Wealth and Incomes

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
Inequality of wealth and incomes is an essential feature of the market economy.
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Is Further Intervention a Cure for Prior Intervention?

Interventionism

07/18/2018Mises Daily Articles
When anything goes wrong, from a train wreck to a change in stock market prices, the craven crowds always clamor for just one more law.
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It's Time to Give Up on Britain's National Health Service

Blog07/16/2018

Britain used to be a world leader in health care innovation and quality. No longer.

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Is Norway a Role Model for "Democratic Socialism"?

Global EconomyPoverty

Blog07/14/2018

If Scandinavian countries are socialist, then so is the United States.

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In Defense of Consumerism

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

07/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
"Consumerism" seems like a big problem until the market supplies an essential good or service we badly need.
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Is Libertarianism Utopian?

Political Theory

Blog07/07/2018

Although libertarian principles are radical, the path to fulfilling them may not be that radical at all. 

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Inflationary Double-Talk

Labor and Wages

Blog07/05/2018

Price controls, tariffs, and wage controls are politically attractive as such powers are to a ruling clique, but they make no sense economically.

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