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A Christian View of Labor Unions

Free MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog05/01/2018

Voluntary unionism is legitimate, so long as civil government does not do more than enforce the contracts agreed to by employers and laborers.

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Freedom and Civilization

Free Markets

Blog04/28/2018

Freedom leads to economic development, and both of these conditions multiply individual development and the powers of the individual man.

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The Static Mentality

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

Blog04/09/2018

One of the main shortcomings of the mathematical economists is that they deal with a "static state" as if it were something really existing.

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Why Marx Hated Individualism

Free MarketsSocialismPolitical Theory

Blog03/29/2018

The capitalist system is a system in which promotion is precisely according to merit. Marx didn't like that.

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The Way Markets Allocate Goods Is Truly Amazing

Free Markets

Blog03/27/2018

Market prices will continually be gravitating towards prices where all willing buyers can find willing sellers and all willing sellers can find willing buyers.

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The Political Economy of Protectionism

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/08/2018

Protectionism may provide some short-term benefits to a small number of special interests, but at much greater costs to the rest of society.

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With Inequality, Some Is Fair and Some Is Unfair

Free MarketsLabor and Wages

Blog02/20/2018

Market growth can naturally lead to greater inequality. But government interventions often add their own, more insidious brand of inequality.

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Our Interests and Their Interests

Free MarketsInterventionism

Blog02/12/2018
Mises formed a highly sophisticated theory of classes and of class conflict by distinguishing sharply between the market and the state.
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Conflicts of Interest in Government Are More Common than You Think

Cronyism and CorporatismFree Markets

Blog01/23/2018
The common definition of "conflict of interest" is far too narrow, and should include taking campaign contributions in exchange for political favors.
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