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Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Police StateU.S. HistoryWorld History
Looking more like an old-school authoritarian regime, the US government now has the power to revoke your passport if you owe taxes.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages
Profit-oriented business organizations that demand political conformity in the workplace are mimicking government agencies, and we must turn to Mises's book Bureaucracy for guidance.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System
Oddly, some libertarians argue that decriminalization is better than outright legalization. They're wrong.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismHealth
Government licensing hurts employment, reduces competition — and thus quality — and serves to line the pockets of the established firms who benefit.
Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and Banking
Big banks like Deutsche Bank have the potential to take an entire economy hostage: When they get into trouble, they can drag everything down with them.
Obesity has skyrocketed since the government became involved in the food pyramid.
Bureaucracy and RegulationPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange
Workplace raids against employers of non-government-approved workers make a mockery of private property rights.
Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending
From growth controls to minimum wage laws, Seattle's government is working hard to cut incomes and increase the cost of living.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemPrivate Property
There's really no need to do legal gymnastics about religious freedom. A simple respect for property rights solves the problem of forced baking of gay-wedding cakes.
Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and Culture
Even the hard sciences are now expected to adjust reality itself to suit the demands of politicized university departments.