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Thanks, Government — Nearly Half of Puerto Rico Is Still without Power

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog01/12/2018
Governments continue to place obstacles in the way of the private-sector people who are inclined to help.

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The Real Relationship Between Capitalism and the Environment

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

The data suggests that as capitalism advances, so does the quality of the physical environment.

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Liberty vs. the Constitution: The Early Struggle

BiographiesFree MarketsMoney and BanksU.S. History

01/11/2018Mises Daily Articles
The history of the Constitution's adoption is the history of a coup d'état.

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Are Crude Oil Prices Becoming Immune to Geopolitics?

Global EconomyPrices

Blog01/11/2018
It no longer seems to be the case that a few countries can control oil prices. In other words, cartels are being even less influential in oil markets.

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These Are the Top Risks We Face in 2018

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog01/11/2018
The “Krugman con” is like a “sword of Damocles,” which — while not always visible — hangs over the actions of all states, businesses and individuals.

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The Neglected Costs of the Warfare State: An Austrian Tribute to Seymour Melman

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

01/10/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Melman was associated with the left, but his analysis of the warfare state is very libertarian and deserves wider dissemination.
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The GOP's Tax Reform Offers No Relief from the Inflation Tax

Blog01/10/2018
Ongoing inflation offers the state many opportunities to collect even more from taxpayers.

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Free State Kansas

U.S. History

01/10/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses how the Kansas territory turned in favor of the Free State settlers.

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Will the Dollar Survive the Rise of the Yuan and the End of the Petrodollar?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/10/2018
The dollar’s hegemony is being directly challenged by China, which is not shy about promoting her own currency as her preferred settlement medium.

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The Net Worth of Americans Still Hasn't Recovered from the Last Recession

01/09/2018Power & Market

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