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Sorry, "Medicare for All" Won't Save the Taxpayers Money

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog08/18/2018

Lowering quality and destroying health care choices might reduce some "administrative costs," but the real cost to the public of a government healthcare is system is much higher than is admitted.

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Interview with Murray Rothbard on Man, Economy, and State, Mises, and the Future of the Austrian School

History of the Austrian School of Economics

08/14/2018Austrian Economics Newsletter
"There is one good thing about Marx: he was not a Keynesian. I recently asked Yuri Maltsev, former Soviet economist, why is it that things seem to have fallen apart so rapidly in the Soviet Union in the last twenty years. He said in the last twenty years, the leaders of the Soviet Union have...
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The Myth of Fed Independence

The FedInterventionism

07/25/2018Mises Daily Articles
The standard reply of the Fed and its partisans is that any such measures, however marginal, would encroach on the Fed's independence from politics.
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The European Miracle

Decentralization and SecessionFree MarketsLegal SystemWorld History

07/24/2018Mises Daily Articles
It was in Europe—and above all, America — that human beings first achieved per capita economic growth over a long period of time.
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The Fantasy Behind Marx's Historical Materialism

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
There is nowhere Marx is fuzzier or shakier than in the concept of historical materialism, the key to the inevitable dialectic of history.
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The Police State Abolishes the Trial

Legal SystemThe Police State

07/16/2018Mises Daily Articles
Thanks to plea bargains and endless lists of new laws, American prisons are filled with innocent people.
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Anatomy of the Bank Run

Free MarketsMoney and BanksInterventionism

07/12/2018Mises Daily Articles
It would be instructive to see how many banks would survive if the massive governmental props were finally taken away.
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