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Economic Stratification and College Admission

Education

Blog04/16/2019

The increasing importance of elite higher education is a symptom of "political capitalism" in which success is determined by political connections rather than by the satisfaction of consumer preferences in the marketplace.

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Elizabeth Warren's Antitrust Crusade: A New Progressive War on Wealth

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. EconomyMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/06/2019

In their war on "monopolies," Progressives like Elizabeth Warren show they don't understand the history of anti-monopoly legislation, and they also don't understand that modern day "monopolies" aren't really monopolies at all.

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Entrepreneurs: Changing the World through Business

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog04/04/2019

We take so many things that make daily life easier for granted. But entrepreneurs are usually behind what often amounts to revolutionary changes.

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Even Socialists Know that Economic Planning Requires Market Prices

SocialismCalculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology

Blog04/03/2019

Hard-left "democratic socialists" think they figured out how to make government planning possible: use prices. But there's a problem in their argument: prices are impossible without markets.

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ECB Inflationists are Crippling Europe

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog04/01/2019

Pumping yet more credit into the Eurozone is as effective as giving adrenalin to a dead horse. 

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Electoral College: Why We Must Decentralize Democracy

World History

Blog03/29/2019

Democracy works best at a small scale. The electoral college's nod to this reality is much too weak. But it's better than nothing. 

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Enterprising Education: Doing Away with the Public School System

EducationFree MarketsEntrepreneurship

03/07/2019Mises Daily Articles
Besides national defense, no government-provided service enjoys as much exemption from scrutiny as the provision and subsidization of primary public education.
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