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If Mauritius is a Tax H(e)aven, Other African Countries Must be Tax Hells

Free MarketsSocialismTaxes and Spending

Blog3 hours ago

Elites are attacking the government of Mauritius for having lower tax rates than other African countries. The real issue is the levels of taxation in other African countries.

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Is Economic Growth Synonymous with Ecological Destruction? The NYT Gets It Wrong (Again)

Economic PolicyProperty RightsSocialism

Blog3 hours ago

The New York Times recently interviewed economist Herman Daly, who insists that economic growth is economically destructive. There is much more to the story.

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It Is Time to Put the Red Flag to Red-Flag Laws

ProgressivismThe Police State

Blog08/09/2022

Both progressives and conservatives are touting so-called red-flag laws as a means to prevent mass shootings. But many shootings already have occurred in states that have these laws.

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Inflation Takings Require Just Compensation: Slash Governments!

The FedInflation

Blog07/27/2022

Forget Biden's claim that his government is "fighting inflation." His government is creating inflation, and in so doing robbing people of their savings and earnings.

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Is Nationalism a Good Thing? It Depends.

World History

Blog07/26/2022

It’s impossible to simply declare nationalism itself to be good or bad. Its goodness or badness depends primarily on its effect on existing regimes and state institutions.

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Interest Rate Tightening Will Cause Even More Economic Destruction

InflationMonetary Policy

Blog07/23/2022

Rather than contributing to a "soft landing," raising interest rates will continue to destroy wealth.

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If Government Can Take from One Group, It Can and Will Take from Everyone

Property Rights

Blog07/18/2022

While governments have been assaulting private property rights for many years, they now are ramping up the pressure. Nothing less than our civilization is at stake.

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Inflation Hits 9.1 Percent after Months of Empty Talk at the Fed

Money and Banks

Blog07/13/2022

June was the fifteenth month in a row during which price inflation outpaced earnings growth. June's gap is also among the biggest we've seen in decades.

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