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Decades of Transit Trouble on New York's Subways

Blog1 hour ago

Although the subway was never totally private, the history of government's expanded role in running the system has been a history of higher fares and worse service. 

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What Did the Founders Mean by "Invasion"?

U.S. History

Blog6 hours ago

The US Constitution doesn't mention immigration regulation as a federal power. So some have tried to redefine immigration as "invasion." It's an unconvincing claim.

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Climate Change Activist Admits: Being Green "Requires the End of Capitalism"

Blog03/22/2019

Anti-climate-change schemes will hit people in the developing world hardest. And when it comes to dealing with an uncertain future, poorer parts of the world are the places that will need fossil-fuel-powered technologies and capital most.

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Watch AERC Live

03/22/2019Power & Market

Keynote AERC lectures and selected panels can be watched live at mises.org/live

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We Don't Need Any More Big, Visionary Government

Blog03/22/2019

American politicians used to "think big." Americans nowadays seem to have lost their enthusiasm for that sort of thing. And that's a good thing. 

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Statistics: Achilles' Heel of Government

Free MarketsInterventionism

03/22/2019Mises Daily Articles
Without government stats, the state would be crippled in justifying its interventionism. If the government received no railroad statistics, for example, how in the world could it even start to regulate railroad rates, finances, and other affairs?
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Double Standards Are Rampant in Canada's Drug War

Blog03/22/2019

On both the left and the right in Canada, politicians are using the Drug War — and all the lives it needlessly ruins — to play political games that help only the politicians. 

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The Fed Has Given Up: Get Ready for More QE

Blog03/21/2019

The Fed has given up on "normalizing" monetary policy, and it's going to keep on with its ultra-low-interest-rate policy which has led to growing inequality while also failing to drive much growth.

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