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In a Blow to Media Gun Narrative, Homicides Down in 2017

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog09/26/2018

Homicide rates in the US remain well below where they were 25 years ago, and stubbornly high homicide rates are a regional — and not a national — problem.

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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 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 Hiking Interest Rates, Jerome Powell is Living Dangerously

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial Markets

Blog06/14/2018

The Fed is already living dangerously with its recent hike, and further rises will all but guarantee a credit crisis. 

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It's Been 20 Years Since France Minted that First Euro Coin

Global Economy

Blog05/28/2018

In the post-recession world, the ECB has fired multiple rounds in its arsenal of Keynesian weapons. But now it's out of ammo.

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Is the Marketplace What's Really Killing Coal?

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog02/03/2018
Coal Country usually blames government regulations for its decline, but consumers have been choosing other less-expensive products for a long time.
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In Africa, Ending a Despot Doesn't End Despotism

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog12/30/2017

We can replace corrupt despots in Zimbabwe and South Africa all day long, but unless major institutional changes take place, nothing will change.

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