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"Freedom from Want" is Slavery for All

Big GovernmentSocialism

Blog05/25/2018

Americans must beware of Trojan-horse definitions of freedom — definitions that, once accepted, allow bureaucrats to take over everyone’s life. 

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Elon Musk, Crony Capitalist

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Blog05/25/2018

Government loves to set up "public-private partnerships"  for the benefit of both government and certain favored businesses.

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Socialism Is No Longer a Dirty Word

SocialismOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/25/2018

Socialism has long led to pitting one group against another. But many younger taxpayers have yet to see the downside to this. 

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Dr. Yuri Maltsev on Socialism's Resurgence

Media and CultureSocialismStrategy

05/25/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Yuri Maltsev discuss why western progressives, academics, elites, and media won't let go of their socialist project.

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Conceived in Disgrace: The 350th Anniversary of the Creation of the Bank of Sweden

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

Today the world's oldest central bank turns 350. In a just world, this anniversary would instead be an opportunity to end this monstrous experiment.

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The Elite under Capitalism

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/24/2018Mises Daily Articles
Precisely because they are producing for profit, the businessmen are producing for the use of the consumers.

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The Money We Need

Money and BanksStrategyU.S. Economy

05/24/2018Audio/Video
Can we decouple money from government control, and make us all wealthier and more stable in the process?

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China Must Walk a Fine Line Between Nationalism and Global Trade

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/24/2018

The Chinese government has to present unbreakable strength, but they are more vulnerable to a trade war than they admit. 

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Saving — not Spending — Is the Engine of Economic Growth

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/24/2018

To build wealth, we must first build capital and greater productivity. And that depends on savings.

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Using Blockchain to Fix Money and Capital Markets

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksStrategy

05/24/2018Audio/Video
Caitlin Long discusses the blockchain's disruptive influence on our existing notions of money and wealth.

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