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F.A. Hayek and Why Government Can’t Manage Society, Part I

By Richard Ebeling via The Daily Bell    This year marks the seventieth anniversary of the end of the Second World War. On May 8th, Nazi Germany surrendered to the Allied Powers in Europe. On September 2nd, Imperial Japan surrendered … Continue reading

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We Cannot Predict the Many Ways Freedom Will Improve Our Lives

…such questions are rhetorical traps designed to put an unachievable burden of proof on voluntary arrangements, short-circuiting the need to deal with the many valid criticisms of coercive policies. The burden of proof ALWAYS falls on the Statist because the … Continue reading

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How the State Destroys Social Cooperation

“The essential feature of government is the enforcement of its decrees by beating, killing, and imprisoning. Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom.” — Ludwig von Mises by Gary Galles … Continue reading

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