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Can Government Make a Business Work "For The Good of Society"?

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog07/31/2018

Rulings and regulations that force companies to keep unprofitable businesses operating "for the public good," are really a net loss for the public good.

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Trump’s Tweets End the Myth of Fed Independence

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2018

The Federal Reserve is not politically independent — and it never was.

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The Plastic Straw Ban: Enforced With Violence

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Police State

Blog07/30/2018

Every government law, regulation, or ordinance must ultimately meet noncompliance with jail cells and government agents with guns. 

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Can France Really Welcome All the World's Poor?

Cronyism and CorporatismLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog07/30/2018

The dominant immigration narrative in France ignores the importance of free trade, freedom in employment, and the importance of voluntary charity.

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British Left Unveils Plan to "Weaponize" the Bank of England

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/30/2018

The Labour Party wants the Bank of England to actively promote certain industries over others, not realizing that the Bank has already been doing this indirectly for decades.

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Salute to Von Mises: For 92 Years He Has Fought the Good Fight

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/28/2018Articles of Interest
Thanks to Mises, we now understand that the only way that socialists can solve the problem of resource allocation is by adopting capitalism.
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The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Do What You Think It Does

Labor and WagesLegal System

Blog07/28/2018

We should stop asking if workers deserve a “living wage” and start asking if the minimum wage actually helps workers obtain one.

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The Deep State's Absorption of Donald Trump

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog07/28/2018

The deep state’s absorption of Donald Trump is just one more confirmation of what our ancestors and Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Truman were warning us against.

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