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Marc Faber: Some Misallocation Is Worse than Others

Big GovernmentFree MarketsU.S. History


Is government spending on infrastructure less of a misallocation than other spending?

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Free Trade, and the US as "an Antiquated and Unnatural Construct"

Free MarketsPolitical Theory


Every now and then, I get a letter from a reader that is full of great observations. Here is one of them:

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Mises: The Meaning of Laissez Faire

Free Markets


Laissez faire means: Let the common man choose and act; do not force him to yield to a dictator.

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Bernie Sanders Meets Romanian Internet

Free MarketsInterventionism

Nine cities in Romania rank in the top 15 in the world with the highest speed of Internet connection. According to Bernie Sanders, this is "unacceptable and must change."

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3 Reasons for Hope

StrategyFree Markets

Watch Lew Rockwell's talk from last weekend's Mises Circle in Houston.
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LIVE! Mises Circle in Phoenix

Big GovernmentFree Markets


Live broadcast of Ron Paul, Lew Rockwell, Jeff Deist, William Boyes, and Charles Goyette in Phoenix, Arizona.

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No way, Norway!

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingAustrian Economics Overview

Nordic countries prospered in spite of the Scandinavian model, not because of it.

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Rothbard on Economic Ignorance

EducationFree MarketsAustrian Economics Overview


I’ve noticed that the following Rothbard quote tends to circulate periodically amongst free-market groups:

“It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally

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In Policy Debates, Can Economics Trump Ethics?

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism


To support free markets is to invite criticism on virtually every policy issue. Whether it’s the minimum wage, gun control, or a hundred other topics, markets are constantly under attack, and the burden of proof always seems to fall on advocates of free choice to show that it’s superior to...

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The TPP and the Trade Rhetoric

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

A real free trade agreement should be short and unilateral. It would then truly allow the market to bring about a pattern of international trade in line with the scarcity of resources and with entrepreneurial judgment about their most efficient international allocation. The TPP, on the other...

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