Interventionism

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Our Interests and Their Interests

Free MarketsInterventionism

Blog02/12/2018
Mises formed a highly sophisticated theory of classes and of class conflict by distinguishing sharply between the market and the state.

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Trump's Solar Tariffs Are Bad, but so Are Solar Subsidies

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog02/02/2018
The U.S. firms that are the direct “losers” of the new solar tariffs have benefited for years from favorable tax treatment.

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A Regulated Economy Leads to a Socialist Economy

Big GovernmentInterventionism

Blog01/17/2018
When government interferes with the market, the same story happens again and again.

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Protectionism Is About Much More than Nationalism

Cronyism and CorporatismInterventionism

Many forms of protection stem not from geopolitical concerns but from parochial attempts at limiting local competition.

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Mises Explains The Santa Claus Principle

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog12/25/2017
An essential point in the social philosophy of interventionism is the existence of an inexhaustible fund which can be squeezed forever.

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Free Parking Isn't Free

InterventionismPrices

Blog12/21/2017
The number of parking spaces in your city may be a matter of centrally-planned government mandates. It's time to give the market a chance.

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Hayek on Good and Bad Unemployment Policies

Labor and WagesInterventionism

Blog11/16/2017
One of the obstacles to a successful employment policy is, paradoxically, that it is so easy to reduce unemployment, at least in the short term.

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Secession — Not Military Intervention — Can Help Venezuela

Decentralization and SecessionInterventionism

Blog11/07/2017
Secession and decentralization in Venezuela could help many escape from the out-of-control regime.

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Rothbard: The Myth of Tax "Reform"

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryInterventionism

Blog10/20/2017
We must, in short, get past the tax reformers' favorite ploy of revenue neutrality. Why must total revenue remain the same?

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Does "More Europe" Mean More Government?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryInterventionism

Blog09/28/2017
When leading Europhiles say they want more European unity, what they really seem to want is more bureaucracy, regulation, and control.

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