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You Can't Run a Government "Like a Business"

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsEntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

Blog08/03/2018

Calls for finding efficiencies in government by electing or appointing people to “run it like a business” are futile.

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More Evidence that the US Constitution Does Not Mandate Federal Control of Immigration

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog08/02/2018

Regulation of immigrants was almost exclusively the domain of state governments during the first 100 years of the United States. Many doubted if federal involvement was Constitutional.

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The Economic Theory of the Firm

The EntrepreneurFree Markets

08/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Could there be firms without corporate law? The answer is obvious: firms exist and are an important part of modern markets today just as they existed and provided a vital function before the advent of modern legal systems.
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"Sweatshops" Are Like Lifeboats for the Poor — Don't Sink Them

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyLabor and Wages

Blog08/02/2018

The answer to why people continue to work in such deplorable conditions is pretty simple: they don’t have any other options.

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The Real Cost of Medicare for All is in Lives, Not Dollars

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog08/02/2018

Instead of Medicare for All, the plan should be called “VA Care for All,” with the increase in preventable deaths that comes with it.

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Manufacturing's Death Has Been Exaggerated

U.S. Economy

Blog08/02/2018

While it is true that factory jobs have fallen by approximately seven million since 1979, manufacturing output has climbed more than one-fifth since 2006.

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Neil Peart's Bleeding Heart

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog08/01/2018

Far and Wide leaves us wondering if Peart applies the same demands for empirical proof to bleeding heart government policies.

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How and Why the State Destroys Society

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

08/01/2018Mises Daily Articles
Since the State thrives on what it expropriates, the general decline in production that it induces by its avarice foretells its own doom. Its source of income dries up. Thus, in pulling Society down it pulls itself down.
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