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Enterprising Education: Doing Away with the Public School System

EducationFree MarketsEntrepreneurship

03/07/2019Mises Daily Articles
Besides national defense, no government-provided service enjoys as much exemption from scrutiny as the provision and subsidization of primary public education.
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Government Pensions, Incentives, and Our Everlasting Welfare State

Taxes and Spending

Blog03/07/2019

It turns out that workforce participation drops off significantly once it becomes possible to live off a government pension instead. Thus, pension policies have placed an enormous burden on those who still have to work.

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The Opioid Epidemic: A Solo Physician’s Hopeful Response

Health

03/07/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Molly Rutherford illustrates what can be accomplished when physicians are free to care for patients privately, without the stigma associated with addiction and rehabilitation clinics.
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Don’t Be Duped by the Latest "Universal Basic Income" Scheme

Blog03/07/2019

Keynes once suggested that "the Government should have people dig up holes and then fill them up.” The UBI is the same thing, but we just skip the digging.

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Americans Aren't Giving Up Their Cars

03/06/2019Power & Market

In spite of the (unproven) assertions that young people have no interest in driving, Americans' delinquencies on car loans have hit a multi-year high, and there's no sign that fewer households want cars.

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The Bank of Canada Ignores its Mandate

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/06/2019

The Bank of Canada's official mandate to promote the “the economic and financial well-being of Canadians,” isn't compatible with the Bank's real mandate which is apparently to look out for the good of a small number of powerful banks.

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