Mises Daily

Why Central Bank Stimulus Cannot Bring Economic Recovery

Mises DailyJune 4, 2014
Merely increasing demand does not increase production or produce wealth.

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Everything Popular Is Wrong: Malinvestment and Consumers

Mises DailyJune 3, 2014
Any government intervention in the economy, such as, loan programs, regulations, and subsidies, creates malinvestments.

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Profits Do Not Make Health Care Unaffordable

Mises DailyJune 2, 2014
Government intervention in health care has driven up health care prices. Mainstream journalists choose to focus on profits and “greed” as the problem...

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How Inflation Helps Keep the Rich Up and the Poor Down

Mises DailyMay 31, 2014
Inflation puts a brake on social mobility: the rich stay rich (longer) and the poor stay poor (longer) than they would in a free society.

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The Levellers and Early Libertarian Thought

Mises DailyMay 31, 2014
The first-ever libertarians were the Levellers, an English political movement active in the seventeenth century.

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The High Cost of Minimum Wages

Mises DailyMay 30, 2014
Swiss voters recently rejected a proposal to introduce the world’s highest minimum wage...

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The New Skyscraper Curse

Mises DailyMay 29, 2014
The skyscraper curse continues to haunt us. Thanks to cheap money and malinvestment, new record-setting skyscrapers are being planned and built as the global fiat-money-induced boom continues toward its inevitable correction.

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Why the Cost of Government Is Higher Than You Think

Mises DailyMay 28, 2014
When governments spend, regulate, and tax, they decrease household take-home pay while diverting savings and investment to the government class.

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Natural Disasters Don’t Increase Economic Growth

Mises DailyMay 27, 2014
Although Frédéric Bastiat disproved it years ago, many still believe that natural disasters increase economic growth.

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Inside Venice’s Secession Movement

Mises DailyMay 26, 2014
One of the organizers of the Venetian referendum on secession speaks about the vote and the prospects for successful separation.

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