Mises Daily

Our Current Illusion of Prosperity

Mises DailyApril 1, 2015
The Fed and Washington politicians tell us how well the economy is doing, but the problems of the last financial crisis remain, and if we look closer, we find stagnant wages, ageing equipment, and lenders looking to scrape the bottom of the barrel.

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How the West Invented Individualism

Mises DailyMarch 31, 2015
Throughout most of history, “citizens belonged to the city, body and soul,” writes Larry Siedentop in his new book Inventing the Individual . Even today, the Western idea of the free individual remains largely confined to the West...

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