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The Economist Promoting Austrian Economics in Venezuela

EducationSocialismAustrian Economics Overview

Blog11/20/2018

Dr. Daniel Lahoud has single-handedly introduced hundreds of Venezuelan students to the ideas of Mises and Hayek. 

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There's No #metoo When Economies Collapse — You Do What You Have to Do

Booms and BustsWorld History

Blog11/16/2018

Economic disasters often lead to a rise in the number of people willing to work in the sex trades — which are staffed mainly by desperate people.

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Tall Buildings, Mighty Crashes

Booms and Busts

Blog10/13/2018

Skyscrapers that set world records for height don’t cause economic panics, but are, instead, a warning a boom has reached its peak.

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The Government's War on Ladies Who Drive You Home from the Hospital

Interventionism

Blog07/21/2018

Yet again, the government regulators show us that their real motivation is not consumer protection.

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Tax Evasion: Goooooaaaallll!

Taxes and Spending

Blog07/14/2018

Ronaldo and Messi have heroically taken elaborate steps to keep money they’ve earned away from the government of Spain. 

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Tariffs: Stealing Entrepreneurs' Profits

Labor and Wages

Blog07/02/2018

With tariffs, favored industries receive more and the entrepreneurs receive less, lowering their profits and making them less likely to take future risks.

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The Problem with Government Licensing Schemes

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog06/20/2018

Government licensing hurts employment, reduces competition — and thus quality — and serves to line the pockets of the established firms who benefit.

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Tom Wolfe, RIP

Media and Culture

Blog06/02/2018

“The heart of my thinking is that language is man-made ... and it is only language that enables human beings to control nature.”

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