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Obesity Increases: Is Capitalism to Blame?

Health

Blog06/09/2016

The data suggests the vast majority of Americans have access to healthy food. Some people choose not to eat it.

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Why Health Care Costs Exploded After World War II

HealthU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog06/08/2016

The advent of health insurance and regulated health care brought a new era of rampant health care inflation.

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The Early History of Regulated Health Care

HealthInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/24/2016

A brief history of how various state interventions have raised health care prices and lessened access.

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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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The Week in Review: April 16, 2016

HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog04/15/2016

Tax day reminds us of the violent coercion that is essential to every government's budget.

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What’s So Moral About Moral Hazard?

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

Blog04/13/2016

Moral hazard is a vital concept for economics. We should be careful not to let critics trivialize or dismiss it; when they do, calls for government intervention and special privileges are seldom far behind.

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Let's Get Government Out of the Physician Certification Business

Free MarketsHealth

Blog03/24/2016

Should the government impose its own standards for certification for physicians? The short answer is "no."

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Flint MI. Whistle Blower Says Public Science Broken

EducationThe EnvironmentHealthPrivate Property

Blog02/04/2016

The Virginia Tech Professor who blew the whistle on lead in the water in Flint, MI thinks "public science" has been broken. Not knowing its been a broken system all along.

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My Irish Eyes Are Smiling

HealthThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog11/04/2015

Across the board drug decriminalization is coming and Ireland is next in line.

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Mises Weekends: Bob Murphy

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog10/30/2015

On this episode of Mises Weekends, Jeff Deist and Bob Murphy discuss how government medicine is killing us.

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