Italy (Italian: Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Italian: Repubblica italiana), is a country in Europe. Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,340 km² and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. With around 61 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous EU member state and the most populous in southern Europe.
Measures of Freedom
2014: 8.09, Rank: 28, Personal Freedom: 9.00, Economic Freedom: 7.17, Democracy Index: 7.68
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 89, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 1
2014: 7.17, Rank: 69
Originally published as an article titled "Credo" in the Saturday Evening Post; describes her experiences in and history of Soviet Russia and Europe, contrasting them with the history of the United States, emphasizing the individualist themes
Topics include The Calculus of Consent, public choice theory, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
Pre-Fascist Italy: Tax and Borrow and Spend | by John T. Flynn, by John T. Flynn, Nathaniel Foote (reader), 15 Jun 2011
Audio of the Mises Daily article of 22 Apr 2011, which is an except of Flynn's As We Go Marching, 1944, Part One, Chapter IV
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