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Even though I almost never encounter an argument for – or justification of – government intervention into the economy that persuades me,

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Milk Crate Law?

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4,000 Years of Failed Price Controls

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The Great Authoritarian Arms Race

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Reprinted from the Independent Institute Humans have always lived and worked in groups and instinctively seek to cooperate with others in their group