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Still Fighting the Last War Against Socialism

01/11/2019Power & Market

Why does socialism keep cropping up, and why people keep falling for something so patently evil and unworkable?

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The Government Shutdown Exposes Another Reason to Abolish the TSA

Blog01/11/2019

There is no evidence that the TSA makes air travel safer, but the federalization of airport security in 2002 has made airport security more fragile and unmanageable in the face of a government "shutdown."

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Codes to Live By

Philosophy and Methodology

01/11/2019Reviews
Hazlitt sees clearly that because capitalism promotes freedom, justice and productivity it has far more right to be called "social" (or "moral") than socialism which in its despotism actually promotes a code of immorality.
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Increasing Demand Won't Make the Economy Grow

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/11/2019

There is no such a thing as insufficient demand as such. An individual’s demand is constrained by his or her ability to produce goods.

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The Politics of Political Economists

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

01/10/2019Mises Daily Articles
The growth of statistics, often developed originally for its own sake, ends by multiplying the avenues of government intervention and planning.
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Mark Thornton Joins Glenn Beck to Talk Skyscraper Curse

01/10/2019Power & Market

Dr. Mark Thornton joined Glenn Beck for an interview on how Austrian economists have predicted every major crisis of the last century. 

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In Defense of the Gilded Age

U.S. History

Blog01/10/2019

The Gilded Age's enormous gains in incomes and standards of living showed what individuals were capable of creating when the government was shackled.

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