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Bernie Sanders's "Medicare for All" is Good for None

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog10/02/2017
Sanders’s plan would artificially set provider fees well below market levels — and would force physicians and hospitals out of business.

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NCAA Violations Are Now Federal Crimes?

Legal SystemMonopoly and Competition

Blog10/02/2017
Apparently, it is now a federal criminal offense to break the rules of a private organization like the NCAA. Even when there's no victim.

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Dickinson: We Cannot Be Happy without Being Free

U.S. History

Blog09/30/2017
Of all his writings, perhaps most important were his 'Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania to the Inhabitants of the British Colonies.'

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Hegel: The State as God's Will

BiographiesWorld HistoryInterventionism

09/30/2017Mises Daily Articles
Armed with Hegelian philosophy, the modern state would take its divinely appointed stand at the height of history and civilization, as God on earth.

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Hard Assets In an Age of Negative Interest Rates

Swiss WatchWorld History

For many investors who take the long view, there is a big world beyond the stock market.

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Dr. Greg Thornbury: Can College Be Saved?

EducationMedia and Culture

09/29/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Greg Thornbury discuss everything wrong—and everything that could be right—with universities today.

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Ludwig von Mises: The Uncompromising Champion of Liberty

From the ArchivesAustrian Economics Overview

To Ludwig von Mises, the good economist is supposed to deliver uncomfortable truths that would likely make him unpopular to the political class.

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Are Markets Sexist?

Blog09/29/2017
Are markets perpetuating sexism? Or are they just giving customers what they want?

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Ludwig von Mises: Defender of Capitalism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/29/2017
September 29, 2017 is the one-hundred-and-thirty-sixth anniversary of the birth of Ludwig von Mises.

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