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Yes, Taxation Is Theft

Yes, Taxation Is Theft by David Gordon for Mises Libertarians think that taxation is theft. The government takes away part of your income and property by force. Your payments aren’t voluntary. If you think they are, try to withhold payment and...

Why Income Is an Important Concept in Economics

Why Income Is an Important Concept in Economics by Robert P. Murphy for Mises At his entertaining blog, John Cochrane has a good thought experiment showing the flaws with conventional measures of income inequality. However, after making his great point,...

Politics Drops Its Pretenses

Politics Drops Its Pretenses by Jeff Diest for Mises Can the increasing politicization of life in America be stopped, or even slowed? To be sure, average Americans do not want this. Most people prefer not to lead overly political lives,...

Should We Loot the Rich?

Should We Loot the Rich? by Jim Fedako for Mises A persistent virus is beginning to spread, threatening to sweep the country as the next great epidemic. What is the ill? The Fourier Complex of course. The Fourier Complex? Yes, it...

Gold Is Coming Back to the Monetary System – The World Is Growing Tired of Government-Controlled Fiat Currencies

Gold Is Coming Back to the Monetary System – The World Is Growing Tired of Government-Controlled Fiat Currencies by Doug French for Mises TDC Note – Don’t forget to visit Ken Schortgen, Jim Willie, London Paul, Producer CJ and yours truly...

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Sorry! I Can’t Relax About Socialism

Sorry! I Can’t Relax About Socialism by Mike Maharrey via Mises We have another Christian thinker extolling the “virtues” of socialism. While Obery M. Hendricks Jr. lavished outright praise on the “biblical values” of democratic socialism in an article published at Sojourners, David Bentley...

The Menace of Sub-Zero Interest-Rate Policy

The Menace of Sub-Zero Interest-Rate Policy by Brendan Brown for Mises Sub-zero interest rate policy as Europe and Japan have practiced for many years menaces global economic prosperity. Yet Congress and the White House are strangely silent on the issue; even...