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Secession — Not Military Intervention — Can Help Venezuela

Decentralization and SecessionInterventionism

Blog11/07/2017
Secession and decentralization in Venezuela could help many escape from the out-of-control regime.

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Why a Small State Is More "Voluntary" than a Big One

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog11/07/2017
Because of their physical size, large states are able to exercise more state-like power than geographically smaller states.

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The Free Market Levels the Playing Field

U.S. History

Blog11/07/2017
We're told the rich only get richer, but under capitalism, old wealthy owners and industries are regularly replaced by new entrepreneurs and firms.

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Bureaucratization

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

11/07/2017Mises Daily Articles
The progressing bureaucratization of big business is by no means the result of a tendency inherent in the development of the capitalist economy.

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A Note on Apple's Less Than Sinister "Tax Avoidance"

11/07/2017Power & Market

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When Gunmen Strike, You're on Your Own

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog11/06/2017
Police took more than an hour to confront the Las Vegas shooter. And that's just one illustration of how government monopolies work.

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An Economist's Biography of Andrew Carnegie

U.S. History

Blog11/06/2017
Carnegie’s entrepreneurial talents in developing new markets cannot be ignored, despite his unscrupulous dealings with politicians.

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GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/06/2017
Politicians love the inflation tax because it allows them to increase taxes without having to vote for higher rates.

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International Trade Under the Soviets: A Comedy of Errors

Protectionism and Free TradePrices

Blog11/06/2017
Economic calculation is impossible under socialism. This is as true with international trade as with domestic.

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