Interventionism

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The Week in Review: August 27, 2016

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

Blog08/26/2016

The larger government becomes, the more important it is to have it on your side.

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The Eight Marks of Fascist Policy

Big GovernmentThe Police StateInterventionism

This nation, conceived in liberty, has been kidnapped by the fascist state.

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Clinton's Pay-to-Play Is the Natural Consequence of Big Government

The EntrepreneurTaxes and SpendingEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog08/25/2016

When donors give big bucks to the Clinton Foundation, they may just be paying the price of doing business in a highly regulated economy.

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Fantasy Football: The Beauty of Capitalism and the Dangers of Government

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog08/24/2016

The success of fantasy sports is an illustration of how capitalism unleashes innovation, and how government can manage to ruin anything it touches.

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How Back-to-School Shopping Is like American Politics

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism

Blog08/23/2016

As 2016's campaign unpleasantness has accelerated, many Americans were going through another often-unpleasant experience: back-to-school shopping.

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Spreadsheets Can Not Replace the Market Process

Free MarketsInterventionismPrices

Blog08/22/2016

The problem with the Excel spreadsheet approach is not the intentions of policymakers, but that such tools cannot possibly replace the market process.

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Not Every Bad Policy is Socialist

StrategyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

Blog08/22/2016

In free-market circles, most government intervention is dismissed as "socialist," with the result that the term has lost its true meaning.

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What the Olympics Teach Us about International Trade

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Government schemes are powerless in gauging where comparative advantage lies, whether we are talking about trade or sports.

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How Government Ruined American Sodas

Corporate WelfareHealthInterventionism

Blog08/18/2016

Under a system of tariffs, subsidies, and restrictions, we get companies like Coke and Pepsi producing collectivist drinks for the masses.

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Price Controls Are Disastrous for Venezuela, and Everywhere Else

Global EconomyInterventionismPrices

Blog08/16/2016

Many of Venezuela's woes stem from the Venezuelan state's reliance on price controls to enact its socialist goals. Famine has resulted.

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