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Why Are Progressives so Bad at Governing?

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog2 hours ago

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

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Economics is the Most Important Science for the Layman

3 hours agoPower & Market

Good public policy frequently depends on a sound understanding of economics — and depends on the public's understanding of it.

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Why Private Roads Would Have Fewer Traffic Jams

06/18/2019Power & Market

If prices were allowed to adjust to demand, the price of using a given highway would increase when more people want to use it and decrease when fewer people want to use it.

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Article Submission Guidelines for Mises Wire

Blog06/18/2019

I've received a few questions recently about submission guidelines for Mises Wire, so here are the guidelines.

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Iran: America's Latest Drive for War

War and Foreign Policy

Blog06/14/2019

The US government wants us all to pay and sacrifice for yet another war. And it's using all the usual old tricks to try and have its way.

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Homelessness and the Failure of Urban Renewal

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog06/14/2019

We continue to live with the wreckage of failed urban renewal, and Progressive city planning. And the evidence can be seen in the tent cities and makeshift latrines we now see in public spaces.

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Tucker Carlson Wants Affirmative Action for American Workers

Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. EconomyInterventionism

06/13/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy disagrees with Tucker Carlson's unambiguous approval of Elizabeth Warren’s call for “economic nationalism”.
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Why Ignoring Time-Preference is the Fundamental Mistake of Central Bankers

Money and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/12/2019

Ignoring time preference is the fundamental error behind monetary planning. It is why in a successful economy, monetary intervention by the state is kept to a bare minimum, or preferably banished altogether.

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