Mises Daily

Is Further Intervention a Cure for Prior Intervention?

Mises DailyJanuary 13, 2012
When anything goes wrong, from a train wreck to a change in stock market prices, the craven crowds always clamor for just one more law.

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Twin Deficits

Mises DailyJanuary 12, 2012
At some point, the twin deficits will become unsustainable. Then the debtors will have a choice.

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The Good Deficits

Mises DailyJanuary 12, 2012
The Depression marked a turning point in American public policy. From this point on we hear no more about balanced budgets.

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Investment or Malinvestment?

Mises DailyJanuary 11, 2012
Anything invested in creation of goods that no one wants ("bads," really) is wasted.

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The Value of Goods of Higher Order

Mises DailyJanuary 11, 2012
There is no necessary connection between the value of present consumer goods and the value of currently available capital goods.

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University Guildsmen and Anticapitalism

Mises DailyJanuary 10, 2012
Might intellectuals harbor so much hostility against the free market because of the precapitalistic guild structure of the modern university?

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Competition and the Economists

Mises DailyJanuary 10, 2012
Later economists messed everything up: narrowing the definition of "competition" and broadening that of "monopoly."

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Defending Kim Kardashian

Mises DailyJanuary 9, 2012
Unlike the government, Kardashian forces no one to purchase her products or services.

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The Problem of Economic Calculation

Mises DailyJanuary 9, 2012
Marxist writers had begun to deal more closely with the problems of regulation within socialism. But they still cautiously avoided the crucial question.

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What Is a Scientific Theory?

Mises DailyJanuary 6, 2012
Absolute certainty in science can only be acquired by discovering propositions about the world that can be known to be true a priori.

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