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The Brutality of Slavery

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryInterventionism

In a slave system, threats of brutality underlay the whole relationship.
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On Voting

Since each person votes for different reasons, we can't morally say that the outcome of an election binds people to any specific law or policy.
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"Scabs" Are the True Labor Day Heroes

Labor and Wages

The special legal status of unions is what harms workers. Not the so-called "scabs."
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Socialism by Another Name: South Africa's Land Confiscation

SocialismPrivate Property

Whether racially motivated or not, land expropriation in South Africa is just another episode of state-forced wealth redistribution — with disastrous effects.
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British Manufacturing Slumps as Bank of England Raises Interest Rates

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

"Higher order" industries like manufacturing and mining are particularly sensitive to changes in interest rates. And it doesn't look like anything's different this time around.
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The Blockchain Is a Tempting Target for Central Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

The Bank of England apparently wants to incorporate blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies into the central bankers’ tool kit.
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The Social Media Purge: Is the Mises Institute Next?

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

The state and its cronyist friends have built a world that seeks to silence our perspectives.
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British Left Unveils Plan to "Weaponize" the Bank of England

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

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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How A Central Bank Caused One of History's Biggest Cons

World History

Perhaps no lesson from history better illustrates the dangers of credit expansion-fuelled business cycles than the story of the imaginary country of Poyais.
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