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August 14, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
After the collapse of communism in the 1990s, there was confidence that democracy had won and the market economy had shown its superiority to government planning.
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Economy
Government & Politics
August 10, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
In case you have missed them since the early years of the Obama administration, the $1 trillion-a-year federal budget deficits are coming back, beginning with Uncle Sam’s new fiscal year for 2019, which starts on October 1, 2018.
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Government Spending
August 1, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
While people say they want freedom, fight under the banner of freedom, and even sometimes die for its preservation and advancement, determining what it actually means to be free and to live in a free society seems often elusive and controversial.
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Economy
July 25, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
Fifty years ago, in 1968, Austrian (and Austrian school) economist Friedrich A. Hayek published a monograph called The Confusion of Language in Political Thought.
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Economy
July 17, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
Welcome to the seemingly unending cycle of resurrections of the socialist idea in renewed appealing forms.
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Government & Politics
May 7, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
A specter continues to haunt the world, the specter of Karl Marx.
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Government & Politics
April 6, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
Why is the free enterprise or capitalist economic system so widely disliked, hated and opposed?
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Economy
April 2, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
One day in 1927 Austrian economist, Ludwig von Mises, stood at the window of his office at the Vienna Chamber of Commerce, and said “Maybe grass will grow there, because our civilization will end.”
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Economy
March 26, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
By many objective signs and indicators the world is becoming a far more materially comfortable place.
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Government & Politics
March 2, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
The competitive market economy is a powerful institutional mechanism for bringing human ingenuity, energy and creativity to bear to improve both the material and cultural circumstances of multitudes of people around the world.
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Economy
Government & Politics
 

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