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Socialized Medicine Won't Solve America's Obesity Problem

Blog10/22/2018

The American lifestyle — not the American healthcare system — is likely the biggest factor in lagging American life expectancy.

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William Nordhaus vs. the U.N. on Climate Change Policy

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog10/20/2018

It is the boosters of aggressive government action, such as a carbon tax, who ignore the peer-reviewed research on climate change.

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Why Luxury Goods Make Everyone Better Off

Blog10/17/2018

Money spent on "luxuries" goes to support ordinary people who use profits from luxury goods to make a living and support their families.

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Global Warming: The UN's Plan Ignores Real Costs of Implementation

The Environment

Blog10/17/2018

Even if we accept the mainstream narrative on the effects of climate change, the costs of implementing a global regulatory "mitigation" program are far higher than advocates admit.

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Positivism and Behaviorism

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

10/15/2018Mises Daily Articles
For the positivist, a man is a machine like an automobile, and the positivist denies to his fellow men the faculty of choosing ends and the means to attain these ends.
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The Buffoons at Oxfam Believe it's Better to be Poor in Afghanistan than Singapore

Global EconomyPoverty

Blog10/12/2018

The last thing the left wants is for people to understand that poor nations only become rich nations with free markets and small government.

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Yes, Inequality Is a Problem — When Caused by the Government

Money and BanksTaxes and Spending

Blog10/12/2018

Some inequality arises naturally from freedom of choice. Some comes from government meddling. One is good and the other is bad. …

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The Bigotry of the Literati

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureSocialism

Blog10/11/2018

The tremendous machine of “progressive” propaganda and indoctrination has well succeeded in enforcing its taboos. 

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