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The Week in Review: April 16, 2016

HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog04/15/2016

Tax day reminds us of the violent coercion that is essential to every government's budget.

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What’s So Moral About Moral Hazard?

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

Blog04/13/2016

Moral hazard is a vital concept for economics. We should be careful not to let critics trivialize or dismiss it; when they do, calls for government intervention and special privileges are seldom far behind.

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Let's Get Government Out of the Physician Certification Business

Free MarketsHealth

Blog03/24/2016

Should the government impose its own standards for certification for physicians? The short answer is "no."

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Flint MI. Whistle Blower Says Public Science Broken

EducationThe EnvironmentHealthPrivate Property

Blog02/04/2016

The Virginia Tech Professor who blew the whistle on lead in the water in Flint, MI thinks "public science" has been broken. Not knowing its been a broken system all along.

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My Irish Eyes Are Smiling

HealthThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog11/04/2015

Across the board drug decriminalization is coming and Ireland is next in line.

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Mises Weekends: Bob Murphy

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog10/30/2015

On this episode of Mises Weekends, Jeff Deist and Bob Murphy discuss how government medicine is killing us.

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Mises Weekends: Dr. Michel Accad

Health

Blog10/26/2015

On the latest episode of Mises Weekends, Jeff Deist and Dr. Michel Accad discuss practicing medicine in the Age of Obamacare.

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A Port in the War on Drugs Storm

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog08/20/2015

The port city Gloucester Massachusetts Chief of Police announced that he was no longer going to arrest hard drug addicts and that indeed his police force would now work to help drug addicts get help

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Black Markets in School Cafeterias

Big GovernmentEducationHealthInterventionismPrivate Property

Blog06/25/2015

Congress and the First Lady teamed up to impose the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act on school children across the country, but news of unintended consequences abound.

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Skewing the 'Food Insecurity' Numbers

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog03/24/2015

Federal surveys that measure "food insecurity" are so hopelessly skewed, as to be useless. 

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