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Week in Review: June 17, 2017

Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog06/16/2017
One might now say monetary policy has progressed from a policy of "ultra low" rates to simply a policy of low rates.

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Venezuela Before Chavez: A Prelude to Socialist Failure

Global EconomyPrivate Property

Blog05/04/2017
The roots of Venezuela's failed regime can be found even before Hugo Chávez took office.

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How Governments Outlaw Affordable Housing

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryPricesPrivate Property

Blog05/04/2017
In many places, rent growth means more housing is badly needed. Unfortunately, local governments are working hard to limit the supply of housing.

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Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

Big GovernmentPrivate Property

Blog04/19/2017
The higher on the socialist hierarchy you look, the more you will find people who are too incompetent to do the job they are supposed to do

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United Airlines Violence Illustrates the Problem with Government Monopolies

Monopoly and CompetitionPrivate Property

Blog04/11/2017
If airlines had monopoly power like states do, they could abuse people a lot more and face far fewer consequences.

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Week in Review: March 25, 2017

U.S. EconomyMoney and BankingPrivate Property

Blog03/24/2017
In case you missed any of them, here are the week's new articles from mises.org.

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The Right to Discriminate Is a Basic Property Right

U.S. HistoryPrivate Property

Blog03/24/2017
The right to discriminate in how one uses one's property is not a religious issue. It's nothing more than a basic issue of property rights.

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Don't Confuse Immigration with Naturalization

The EntrepreneurPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Blog03/22/2017
Governments made a mess of immigration thanks to their naturalization and welfare policies. But the answer is not to further limit property rights.

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Why the Feds Should Legalize Interstate Commerce in Healthcare

HealthU.S. HistoryPrivate Property

Blog02/24/2017
The Feds should allow consumers to purchase health insurance across state lines. This won't fix everything, but it's a start.

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No Country Should Be Bigger Than This

Big GovernmentPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog01/13/2017
Even if we agreed that states can provide certain amenities of value, state powers still become dangerously prone to abuse the larger the state grows.

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