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Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/27/2017
In a free market, consumers hold the power to punish producers for pushing dangerous products. But today, the FDA has short-circuited that market.
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Bank of Canada Holds Key Rate at 1 Percent

10/25/2017Power & Market
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Bernie Sanders's "Medicare for All" is Good for None

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog10/02/2017
Sanders’s plan would artificially set provider fees well below market levels — and would force physicians and hospitals out of business.
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Bank of Canada Raises Interest Rates … Again

Money and Banking

09/06/2017Mises Wire
For the second time in less than two months, the Bank of Canada has raised interest rates.
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Bank of Mexico: Bread Today, Hunger Tomorrow

Money and Banking

09/05/2017Mises Wire
The Bank of Mexico's reported profits are a short-term windfall that comes at the price of higher debt levels.
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Before "Fake News," America Invented "Pseudo Events"

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog08/15/2017

For decades, the American media has been skillfully perfecting the art of creating its own "pseudo events" when real news has been hard to find.

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Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/18/2017
The House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018.
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Bank of Canada Raises Rates for First Time in 7 Years

Money and Banking

07/12/2017Mises Wire
It may be minor, but this week's rate hike should be just high enough so the Bank of Canada can cut them again when things start to get tough.
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