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Is Marine Le Pen the French Donald Trump?

Global EconomyStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog04/21/2017

Marine Le Pen has a long way to go before she can become the French Donald Trump.

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The Great Gatsby and the Fed

Booms and BustsMedia and CultureBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog02/17/2017
The “constant flicker” of American life described by Fitzgerald in his novel is no less than the artificial boom driven by the Fed during the 1920s.
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How Political Competition Made Europe Rich

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/26/2017
Political decentralization is “the essence of the spirit of Europe.” It is what made room for the merchant to trade and for the worker to innovate.
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Britain Should Embrace Unilateral Free Trade Right Now

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/27/2016

Unilateral free trade is not some utopian libertarian ideal. It is a real-world policy that has been used and which reaps economic rewards.

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Henry Hazlitt's Dystopia: A Review of Time Will Run Back

The EntrepreneurPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/02/2016

Henry Hazlitt brings to his only novel, Time Will Run Back, the same clarity and ease for the reader he brought to Economics in One Lesson.

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The EU vs. Apple vs. Ireland: Why Tax Competition Is a Good Thing

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog09/01/2016

Ireland has tried to attract businesses by undercutting the tax rates of its neighbors. That is a good thing wherever it occurs.

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Just Another Day in Regulated Europe

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog06/21/2016

Martin is happy that EU bureaucrats manage every aspect of his life. Martin's brother, though, is not as appreciative of his unelected overlords.

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"Free Stuff" Isn't All That It's Cracked Up to Be

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog04/08/2016

Democratic socialism in Britain in the late 1940s brought a wave of shortages with rations falling even below WWII standards.

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The European Union Is Anti-European

Decentralization and SecessionWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/04/2016Mises Wire
The modern drive to centralize European government and make a European superstate threatens to destroy what made Europe great in the first place.
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