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End Airline Protectionism: Allow Foreign Carriers on Domestic Routes

Blog04/11/2017
Thanks to federal bans on competition from foreign carriers, domestic airlines can get away with poorer service — at the expense of their customers.

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The End of Ultra-Easy Money?

The Fed

04/11/2017FedWatch
At a recent public discussion, Yellen continued to claim she intends to end stimulative monetary policy.

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Trump Abandons Economic Reforms to Embrace War Spending

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/11/2017
Trump appears to be putting issues like Obamacare and tax cuts on the back burner so he can engage in endless war spending.

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Full Audio: War and Peace in the Age of Trump

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog04/11/2017
Here are all the talks and panels from last weekend's joint Mises Institute / Ron Paul Institute symposium in Lake Jackson.

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United Airlines Violence Illustrates the Problem with Government Monopolies

Monopoly and CompetitionPrivate Property

Blog04/11/2017
If airlines had monopoly power like states do, they could abuse people a lot more and face far fewer consequences.

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Inflation-Hawk Lacker Was the Fed's Fall Guy

The Fed

04/11/2017FedWatch
Whether the original source of the Medley leak is found, the episode shows more transparency is needed at the Fed.

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Rent Control Makes for Good Politics and Bad Economics

The EntrepreneurPolitical Theory

Blog04/10/2017
Politicians see that rent control is an easy way to buy some votes from many voters. Sadly, the policy only ends up hurting renters in the long run.

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Capital Flows and Ricardo's Law

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

Blog04/10/2017
Ricardo's law of comparative advantage is only part of the story when it comes to understanding the benefits of free trade.

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Has Middle Class America Been Fleeced?

Big GovernmentFree Markets

Blog04/09/2017
The government is the biggest fleecer of the middle class of all time.

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Jeff Bezos Got Rich By Giving His Customers What They Want

The EntrepreneurPricesValue and Exchange

Blog04/07/2017
Jeff Bezos is now rivaling Bill Gates for the richest man in the world title, but only after decades of making everybody else a little bit richer first.

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