Mises Wire

Socialists vs. Civil Society

Socialism

Blog39 min ago

Socialist regimes have long gone to great lengths to replace all the independent institutions of civil society with the omnipotence of the state in all things.

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Scott Horton Discusses Who’s to Blame in Venezuela, and Explains the Carnage in the Middle East

1 hour agoAudio/Video
Scott Horton returns to the podcast to share his wealth of knowledge on a variety of topics—including his unhappiness with Bob's recent episode on Ilhan Omar.
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Confronting the Myths about "Arming Teachers"

Decentralization and SecessionLegal System

Blog3 hours ago

There is no evidence that properly trained and armed private citizens would do a worse job than government "law enforcement" personnel in enhancing school safety.

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Does the State Care More About Tax Evasion than Murder?

Legal System

Blog8 hours ago

Given the government's terrible record in capturing and punishing real criminals, while devoting ever-more resources to punishing tax evasion, it appears the government cares more about the pursuit of tax thieves than providing justice for victims of violent crime.

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Why Single-Payer Healthcare Is so Bad

HealthTaxes and Spending

8 hours agoAudio/Video
Compared to other types of universal healthcare systems, what we call "single-payer" healthcare is possibly the worst of all.
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Is the Sinking Italian Economy Just the Tip of the Iceberg?

Global Economy

Blog9 hours ago

Italian politicians are thinking "full speed ahead" when it comes to debt and devaluing the currency. And it's becoming harder for the EU to contain the possible fallout.

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Government-Created Monopolies Are Everywhere

Monopoly and Competition

Blog05/23/2019

Throughout American history, politicians have incessantly awarded preferential policies (e.g., “corporate welfare”) to special interests that has allowed them to create monopolies dominating virtually every major market.

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