Poverty

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Wages and Subsistence

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog06/12/2017
Labor is appraised like a commodity not because the entrepreneurs are cruel but because they are subject to the supremacy of the pitiless consumers.

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Withdrawing From Paris Agreement Helps the Most Vulnerable

The EnvironmentPoverty

Blog06/08/2017
Higher energy costs mean less money for raising wages for workers, hiring new employees, purchasing more inventory, or investing in capital.

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Why Do Half-Measures Work for Markets, But Not for Socialism?

Global EconomyPoverty

Blog05/31/2017
Socialists tell us that socialism won't work unless it's total and pure. Fortunately, even partial and halfway pro-market reforms work quite well.

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We Don't Need to Create Jobs — We Need to Create Value

Labor and WagesPovertyValue and Exchange

Blog05/29/2017
Wages spring directly from, and are proportional to, the degree in which a job creates wealth by helping to satisfy an unmet need.

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The Trump Budget: Real Cuts vs. the Media Version of "Cuts"

PovertyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog05/25/2017
The Trump budget proposes to increase spending on Medicaid by slightly less that what had been earlier proposed. In DC-speak, this is called a "cut."

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Decentralize the Welfare State

Decentralization and SecessionPovertyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/25/2017
What if the US welfare state was broken up into 50 pieces and the states dole out all that money to low-income residents instead?

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Can the State Reduce Poverty?

Free MarketsLegal SystemPovertyInterventionism

07/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Anti-poverty "strategies" like mandatory overtime pay, state-protected unionization, and opposition to labor-saving devices only serve to increase the cost of living for poor and rich alike.

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How Socialism Ruined Venezuela

PovertySocialism

10/13/2017The Austrian
When Venezuela finally embraced democracy, it began to kill economic freedom.

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