Mises Daily

Currency Wars

Mises DailyJanuary 31, 2012
It is not just rockets and bombs that are fired; war is raged on the economic front, with currency manipulation as the primary weapon.

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Economics from the Ground Up

Mises DailyJanuary 31, 2012
One of the unhappy casualties of World War I was the old-fashioned treatise on economic "principles."...

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Friedrich August von Hayek: Grand Seigneur on the Fence

Mises DailyJanuary 30, 2012
Friedrich August von Hayek: Grand Seigneur on the Fence

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Worship of the Mob

Mises DailyJanuary 30, 2012
Democracy of the unlimited kind lauded today is a form of socialism.

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The Concept of a Perfect System of Government

Mises DailyJanuary 30, 2012
The concept of the perfect system of government is fallacious and self-contradictory.

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Freedom and Federalism

Mises DailyJanuary 27, 2012
The Jeffersonian states'-rights tradition is the key to understanding why Thomas Jefferson believed that the best government is that which governs least...

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Mr. Rubenstein, You're No Adam Smith

Mises DailyJanuary 27, 2012
The claim by "Adam Smith" that capitalism is what currently exists around the world is flatly mistaken...

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Profits Are Socially Responsible

Mises DailyJanuary 26, 2012
Should profits give way to social or environmental concerns? The results would be disastrous.

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Joseph A. Schumpeter: Maverick and Enigma

Mises DailyJanuary 26, 2012
Schumpeter wished to refrain from political judgments.

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Is the United States in a Liquidity Trap?

Mises DailyJanuary 25, 2012
To suggest that people have an unlimited demand for money is not realistic, given that people require goods to support their lives and well-being.

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