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Charity Needs Markets

Philosophy and MethodologyPricesValue and Exchange

7 hours agoThe Austrian
Even if everyone were totally charitable, we still could not build a complex economy without the price mechanism provided by markets.

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Can the State Reduce Poverty?

Free MarketsLegal SystemPovertyInterventionism

07/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Anti-poverty "strategies" like mandatory overtime pay, state-protected unionization, and opposition to labor-saving devices only serve to increase the cost of living for poor and rich alike.

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Charles Krauthammer: Intellectual for the Ruling Class

PovertyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/11/2018

From gun control, to war, and to the New Deal: Charles Krauthammer took the pro-government, interventionist line. 

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Competition, Monopoly and the Role of Government

Monopoly and Competition

Blog07/04/2018

Monopolistic abuses rarely survive without a basis in one form or another of special privilege granted by government.

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Canada Has Legalized Pot — And the US May Soon Bow to State Legalization

Legal SystemMedia and Culture

Blog06/29/2018

Over 100 million people in North America will soon live in places where recreational marijuana has been legalized.

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Civility and Property vs. Politics

06/27/2018Power & Market

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Cuba Denuclearized in 1962 — Why Continue the Embargo?

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog06/25/2018

President Trump is saying that the U.S. government will lift economic sanctions against North Korea if it “denuclearizes.” Cuba denuclearized in 1962. 

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Caitlin Long: Will Blockchain Free Us from Wall Street?

Decentralization and SecessionFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

06/22/2018Audio/Video
Caitlin Long explains how blockchain technology might blow up the financial service and banking industries.

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Chick-fil-A Mocks the Lefty Myth About Wage Stagnation

Free MarketsLabor and Wages

Blog06/04/2018

So impressive is compensation in the U.S. that even fast food businesses are bidding up wages to compete.

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