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The Minimum Wage: Taking Away the Right to Work

The EntrepreneurInterventionismPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog08/09/2016

The view seems to be that if a higher minimum wage is mandated that employers will continue to make all of the same hiring decisions. Not true.

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Deflation Is Always Good for the Economy

Business CyclesInterventionismMoney and Banking

Blog08/04/2016

The major threat to any economy is not deflation, but the policies used to count it.

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Decentralize the Military: Why We Need Independent Militias

Decentralization and SecessionThe Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog07/29/2016

A "well-regulated militia," controlled by the states, was once considered essential to providing a counterweight against federal power.

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Discrimination Against Discrimination: Why We Don’t Need Anti-Discrimination Laws

Big GovernmentLegal SystemInterventionism

Blog07/26/2016

Allow discrimination for anybody for any reason so that those who discriminate for the "wrong" reasons are naturally removed from the market.

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America Needs a Good, Old-Fashioned Economic Depression

Global EconomyFiscal TheoryInterventionism

Blog07/21/2016

Central bankers are moving heedlessly toward what Ludwig von Mises called "crack-up boom."

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In Europe, Workers Use Minimum Wage Laws to Exclude their Competition

Global EconomyInterventionism

Blog07/12/2016

Minimum wage laws increase joblessness, so French and German workers use minimum wages to drive Eastern European workers out of the market.

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Too Many Laws: Why Police Encounters Escalate

Legal SystemThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog07/12/2016

Many encounters will police escalate to the point of violence because the list of criminal offenses is so long, and the penalties are so draconian.

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Here We Go Again: An August 2007 Redux

Global EconomyMoney and BanksInterventionism

Blog07/08/2016

Nearly everywhere on the planet the giant financial bubbles created by the central banks during the last two decades are fracturing.

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Brexit Shows Why Central Planning Won't Work

Global EconomyInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog07/07/2016

Central planning relies on successfully predicting the future. Unfortunately for central planners, this is an impossible task.

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