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Where Is Brazil Headed Now?

Global EconomyWorld History

New Brazilian president Bolsonaro does not pretend to understand much about economics, but some of his advisors may move in the right direction.

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The Indefensibility of Political Representation

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Representation is a fig leaf that is insufficient to cover the brutal fact that even in our sophisticated modern states, some rule and others are ruled.
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In a Bubble Economy, Capital Goods Aren't Always a Good Thing

Blog11/02/2018

The more aggressive the central bank’s loose monetary stance is the more drainage of real wealth takes place and the less real wealth is left at the disposal of true wealth generators.

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Dr. Yoram Hazony on Liberalism, Nationalism, and Globalism

StrategyPolitical Theory

11/02/2018Audio/Video
Yoram Hazony joins Jeff Deist for a compelling interview on prosperity, peace, and human flourishing.
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Why Bad Economics Makes Such Good Politics

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog11/02/2018

When the advocate for a new tariff or a new regulation says he's willing to pay a few bucks more for the "good" of society — what he really means is you should pay more, whether you like it or not.

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Recent Brexit Trade Drama Shows that Europe Doesn't Really Want Free Trade

EU politicians seem far more concerned with political games than with trade liberalization.

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