Protectionism and Free Trade

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Tariffs Are Attacks on Property Rights and Freedom

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog6 hours ago

Tariffs inflict harm on real people, empowering bureaucracy and the state, while destroying the rights of real-world entrepreneurs and consumers. Yet, some people claiming to support free markets are perfectly fine with this.

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What Mises Teaches Us About International Economics

Protectionism and Free Trade

The evolution of global trade over the last decades has thus been influenced to a significant and yet unrecognized extent by the expansionist monetary policies of governments around the world.

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Mises Explains The Aggravating Role of Export Credit Agencies

Protectionism and Free Trade

Government injection of funds into trade finance prevents interest rates to rise, deepening malinvestments and precluding the readjustment of international trade after a crisis.

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Kenya’s Fishing Crisis Reminds Us of the Benefits of Free Trade

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Blog04/23/2019

Thanks to trade with the Chinese, more Africans have access to safe food they would otherwise lack.

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Free Trade: A Key to a Rising Standard of Living

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Blog04/06/2019

The right to trade with foreigners without government interference is a God-given fundamental human right, not morally subject to the whims of those who want trade wars to protect their own interests.

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Mises Explains Global Inflation and Global Firms

Protectionism and Free TradeMoney and Banking

Mises’s insight into the importance of Cantillon effects can be further extended to explain not only income and wealth inequalities among individuals but also some rather curious developments in global industrial organization over the last few decades.

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Will the Trade War End in a Rural Bloodbath?

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog03/25/2019

Trump's high-tax trade policies have been a disaster for agriculture in the United States, marked by rising suicide among farmers, and declining incomes for farming households.

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Why International Economics Theory Has Become Irrelevant

Protectionism and Free Trade

Perhaps the best proof of the current divorce between theory and reality in international economics is the economists who declare themselves in favor of free trade while also opposing the removal of all tariffs and customs.

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Free Trade is Pro-Middle Class and Pro-Family

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog03/14/2019

The benefits of free trade extend far beyond mere monetary gain. Free trade builds community, makes family life more affordable, and reinforces the importance of peace.

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