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The Lesson of Soviet Medicine

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

08/31/2018The Free Market
In 1918, the Soviet Union became the first country to promise universal “cradle-to-grave” healthcare coverage, to be accomplished through the complete socialization of medicine. The disastrous results speak for themselves.
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The Question of Jackson Hole: Will the Fed Bail Out the World?

The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog08/31/2018

Emerging economies should not bet on the Fed to bail them out, but begin to solve their serious imbalances without expecting monetary miracles.

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People Love to Move to States Paul Krugman Hates Most

Taxes and Spending

Blog08/31/2018

As it turns out, most American's don't share Professor Krugman's enthusiasm for Big Government.

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We Don't Need the UN to Regulate Baby Formula

Blog08/30/2018

The history of breastfeeding suggests usage of baby formula is based on much more than marketing by formula companies.

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England vs. the Price System

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionism

08/30/2018Mises Daily Articles
The whole system of priorities, allocations, quotas, and licenses causes endless delays, keeps efficient concerns from expanding, and keeps inefficient concerns in business.
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Immigration Roundtable: Murray Rothbard

Immigration

08/30/2018Immigration Roundtable
This is the second article in our series focusing on immigration. We continue with an examination of what Murray Rothbard had to say.
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Central Banks Enrich a Select Few at the Expense of Many

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/30/2018

Under an inflationary monetary scheme, big financial-sector players who get the new money first benefit the most. Ordinary households down the line then bear the brunt of price inflation.

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The Enduring Power of the War Poets

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/30/2018

One hundred years later, the war poets still offer us profoundly human accounts of this devastating conflict and its toll on the world.

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