Mises Daily

The State Is a Harsh Mistress

Mises DailyMarch 5, 2012
The skeptic soon finds that space technology ought to be treated like all other forms of technology: with as little government intervention as possible.

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The Irrational as an Object of Cognition

Mises DailyMarch 5, 2012
When confronted with the irrational, reasoning and science can only record and classify.

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The Rise of the Neoconservatives

Mises DailyMarch 2, 2012
The Betrayal of the American Right and the Rise of the Neoconservatives is a 6-week online course at the Mises Academy, March 21 – April 30.

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The Blessing of a Strong Currency

Mises DailyMarch 2, 2012
To hear some commentators talk, one would think that America's trade-deficit woes would be miraculously erased with a swift devaluation...

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It's Not Really about the Debt

Mises DailyMarch 1, 2012
The fall in the money stock that precedes price deflation is actually triggered by the previous loose monetary policies of the central bank.

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A Tale of the Reinvention of Capitalism

Mises DailyMarch 1, 2012
The unraveling of a socialist system. The rediscovery and triumph of capitalism.

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Regulatory-Industrial Complex

Mises DailyFebruary 29, 2012
In every administration, the tools of inflation, borrowing, taxation, and regulation are used to transfer wealth from the people to the government.

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Military Spending and Bastiat's "Unseen"

Mises DailyFebruary 29, 2012
Every dollar spent on the military is a dollar not spent or invested in the civilian economy.

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Ends and Values and the Law of Marginal Utility

Mises DailyFebruary 28, 2012
Each physical unit of a means that enters into human action is valued separately.

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Responsibility and Private Property

Mises DailyFebruary 28, 2012
Where there has been neither force nor fraud, the accumulation of wealth (profit) is the reward for the responsible use of resources in social production.

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