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Billionaire Funds Overthrow of Capitalism

“System Change, Not Climate Change” is the demand being made by the Party for Socialism and Liberation in regard to Saturday’s Peoples Climate March. “Only socialism can solve the climate crisis,” they say. It appears that the organizers of...

The Twelve Most Important Provisions in the Latest Tax Bill

<! While the Cadillac tax is poorly designed, the idea behind it is quite reasonable: employer-provided health plans are not currently taxed, which encourages employers to offer overly generous health benefits. The Cadillac Tax is an attempt to fix this...

Five Tax Issues to Look Out for in Today’s CNBC Debate

Alan Cole | Tax Foundation In the past year, Tax Foundation has conducted detailed analysis of tax plans from a half dozen presidential candidates, and it has further analyzed the public statements of every candidate in the race in order...

The Fed Can’t Raise Rates, But Must Pretend It Will

Thorsten Polleit | MISES Waiting for Godot is a play written by the Irish novelist Samuel B. Beckett in the late 1940s in which two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, keep waiting endlessly and in vain for the coming of someone...

Trump Tax Plan Is a Large Tax Cut for the Middle Class

Alan Cole | Tax Foundation Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump released his tax plan on Monday, and we released our analysis on Tuesday. When we analyze tax plans, we do it to help guide an accurate conversation about the revenue...

In Thrall to the Federal Reserve

Jeff Deist | MISES Perhaps no economic pronouncement in history has been anticipated, discussed, predicted, dissected, and reported like the Federal Reserve’s momentous decision today not to raise interest rates. The outpouring of relief witnessed today by the financial press is...

Governments Give Migrants a Disastrous Mix of Social Welfare and Bureaucracy

Justin Murray | Mises Institute On August 27, 2015, seventy-one refugees were discovered suffocated in an abandoned, locked transport truck in Austria just across the border with Hungary. These individuals, reported as refugees fleeing from the civil war in Syria,...