Interventionism

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Spitznagel: Markets Just Reflect Whatever Central Planners Want Them To

Global EconomyInterventionismMoney and Banking

Blog05/17/2016

Since we are now experiencing unprecedented manipulation of markets, it only follows that we're risking an unprecedented collapse.

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Henry Hazlitt Responds to 10 Common Objections to Capitalism

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog05/13/2016

The number of faults that have been alleged against capitalism are without limit. Few have any merit.

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The Government’s War on Affordable Housing

U.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog05/12/2016

Small boarding houses once provided affordable housing for a large number of working-class Americans. They're mostly illegal now.

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The Moral Incoherence of Drug Prohibition

HealthLegal SystemInterventionism

Blog05/12/2016

The claim is made that drug use is immoral, so must therefore be illegal. Should we outlaw every other immoral activity also?

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James Champlin: An Early Advocate for Free Trade

BiographiesGlobal EconomyTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog05/11/2016

James Champlin, a 19th-century critic of protectionism, anticipated many of the free-trade insights of the Austrian school.

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Public Servants: Who is Serving Whom?

Taxes and SpendingInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/08/2016

Public servants on average are paid better than their private sector taxpaying counterparts. How exactly are they our "servants"?

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How You Don't Cure Poverty

U.S. EconomyInterventionism

Blog05/06/2016

From 1971, Henry Hazlitt shows how government solutions to poverty, from welfare to minimum wage laws, will never work.

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The ABCs of a Market Economy

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionism

Blog04/29/2016

This immense cooperative system is known as a free-market economy. It was not consciously planned by anybody. It evolved.

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Why the UK Shouldn’t Nationalise Its Steel

Global EconomyInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/26/2016

With another steel producer set to leave the UK, some are proposing that the UK government run the steel industry itself.

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The Real Meaning of Competition

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/25/2016

We can have a competitive marketplace if government will just get out of the way and stop erecting barriers to creating new businesses and new competitors for established companies.

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