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The Intolerance Behind Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments of Progressivism

Mises DailyAugust 16, 2014
Only those people with views similar to Elizabeth Warren have rights.

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Don’t Assume What Is "Unseen" Doesn’t Exist

Mises DailyAugust 15, 2014
Protectionism harms US consumers by taking away options they prefer (and patriotism does not justify helping some American producers beggar American consumers).

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Higher Ed Cronyism in Serbia: A Case Study

Mises DailyAugust 15, 2014
One of the most common ways in which cronyism manifests itself in Serbia is when professional degrees and employment positions are awarded based on political party membership , and not on the basis of professional expertise.

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Government Spending and Negative Interest Rates

Mises DailyAugust 14, 2014
Last week’s decision by the ECB to cross the border into negative territory marks a historic event and shows just how far central banks are willing to go to destroy the global economy...

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US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar

Mises DailyAugust 14, 2014
The US government’s decision to apply more sanctions on Russia is a grave mistake and will only escalate an already tense situation, ultimately harming the US economy itself...

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Carl Menger’s Revolution

Mises DailyAugust 13, 2014
Discrete marginalism, despite being non-mathematical, is superior to neoclassical marginalism. Usage of derivatives is not a sign of a more scientific method.

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The Importance of Literary Criticism from a Free-Market Perspective

Mises DailyAugust 13, 2014
Libertarians should welcome the flourishing of all types of literary writing, especially if we hope to win the hearts and minds of the public at large.

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Tax Cuts Are Only for the Powerful

Mises DailyAugust 12, 2014
Politicians tell us that tax cuts aren't necessary for economic growth. But when a politically-powerful company offers to move to town and hire people, the politicians fall all over themselves to offer a tax cut. Ordinary business owners, meanwhile, get no such offers...

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The Savings and Loan Debacle: Twenty-Five Years Later

Mises DailyAugust 11, 2014
A quarter of a century ago the mainstream press and television media — as with the 2008 financial crisis — portrayed the debacle as the inevitable result of unfettered free markets run amok...

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Pioneers in Free-Market Literary Criticism

Mises DailyAugust 9, 2014
Countering an academic environment in which Marxism and its variants are still being fed to students, this volume of essays offers nutritious food.

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