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The State Expands its Responsibilities In Order to Expand Its Power

Taxes and Spending

Blog4 hours ago

Governments take on a variety of responsibilities as a justification for greatly expanding powers — claiming these powers are necessary to fulfill these new responsibilities.

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63. A Voice for Freedom in Medicine

Health

02/15/2019Audio/Video
Who should represent physicians when doctors may hold very divergent views on matters of politics, economics, ethics, and even science? Michel Accad and Anish Koka interview Dr. Jane Orient.
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Introducing the Economics For Entrepreneurs Podcast

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

02/15/2019Audio/Video
Hunter Hastings introduces his new weekly podcast focused on helping the real life, flesh-and-blood entrepreneur to succeed.
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Money-Supply Growth Slows in January

Money Supply

Blog02/15/2019

In January, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 3.3 percent. That was down from December's growth rate of 3.8 percent, but was up from January 2018's rate of 2.8 percent.

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The Problem with Cutting Taxes without Reducing Spending

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/15/2019

Like taxation, government spending diverts resources from real wealth-generating ventures. Borrowed funds for continued spending must also be repaid, so current spending translates to future taxation.

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Blue-State Migrants Probably Aren't Turning Your State Blue

U.S. History

Blog02/15/2019

Many states assumed to be "turning blue" actually get more migrants from red states than from blue states. It's also a bad idea to assume that everyone who moves from Illinois agrees with the median voter from Chicago.

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Venezuela: Poster Child for Socialism

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomySocialism

Blog02/15/2019

Many still to this day will not admit that the devastation witnessed in Venezuela is a problem inherent to socialism.

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