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Rent Control and Minimum Wage Laws Harm Those Who Are Supposed to Benefit

Blog10/16/2018

Government policy often lumps together many people it shouldn't — assuming that everyone in the group labeled "poor" or "low-income" will all benefit equally. 

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Stop Hating on High-Deductible Health Plans

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/12/2018

High-deductible or "catastrophic" health plans offer real protection from health disasters. But most government-approved forms of health "insurance" are really just welfare programs in disguise.

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Congratulations!

Blog10/09/2018

Walter Block has reached an amazing milestone.

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Public School Teachers Are Not Underpaid

EducationLabor and Wages

Blog10/01/2018

Many public school teachers are earning far more than they would if they were exposed to market demand.

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Ludwig von Mises: Remembering a Fountainhead of Modern Libertarianism

Political Theory

Blog09/29/2018

To commemorate Mises’s birthday, consider some of his valuable insights into property rights, freedom, civilization and government.

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Why Cass Sunstein Prefers Pro-War "Experts" to Pro-Peace Populists

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog09/28/2018

Randolph Bourne was too much the populist for Sunstein who believed "the people" must be guided by experts, because people are too bewildered by the complexities of it all to be able to choose rationally for themselves.

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Three New Deals: Why the Nazis and Fascists Loved FDR

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

09/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Critics of Roosevelt's New Deal often likened it to fascism. This was recognized to be true during the 1930s, by the New Deal's supporters as well as its opponents.
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Private Cities: A Model for a Truly Free Society?

Decentralization and SecessionMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/07/2018

Private cities may seem outrageously radical or utopian, but  we are already using this approach very successfully in other areas of our lives. The transfer to our social order is only the last step in a development already under way.

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