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Parallel Lives: Liberty or Power?

BiographiesBusiness CyclesGold StandardMoney and Banking

07/09/2010Mises Daily Articles
Or will we stick to principle, pay whatever price that involves, and leave the world a better place? I submit to you that anyone who has ever truly loved liberty has chosen the second course.
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Pandemic: The Contagious Crisis

Big GovernmentBusiness CyclesInterventionismMonetary Theory

07/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
A more realistic view is that a housing boom and bust happened to strike a fragile financial system whose fragility was worsened by ill-conceived government interventions.
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Pollution and Government Failure in China

06/15/2010Mises Daily Articles
The smog and pollution in China provide us with a valuable lesson: the standard libertarian paradigm of property rights needs to be extended to the environment. First-use homesteading must be the basis of environmental rights, which are currently socialized property.
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Political Money

The FedInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

05/27/2010Mises Daily Articles
"The Bank of England has been reduced to the position of a part of the machinery for the manufacturing of political money in any quantity that may be required."
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Professor Klein on Beating the Odds

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

05/13/2010Mises Daily Articles
"The government can talk about entrepreneurship and act like it is promoting it, but all of what government does by taxing and regulating impedes the entrepreneur."
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Preface to Freedom & Power

04/09/2010Mises Daily Articles
Those who read Acton today will treble Lord Morley's praise of him and affirm that they would undertake to find on every page of Acton at the very least one pregnant, pithy, luminous, suggestive saying. For Acton's is the splendid voice of charity and informed wisdom heard from above the merciless...
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Progress and Poverty: How This Book Came to Be Written

BiographiesFree MarketsMedia and CultureEntrepreneurship

04/06/2010Mises Daily Articles
George's own attachment to the land tax, rightly critiqued by Rothbard, is a clear case of Rothbard's Law: the tendency of people to specialize in what they are worst at.
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Pensamiento absolutista en Italia

BiographiesWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

04/01/2010Mises Daily Articles
La prosperidad significaba la tentación permanente de la riqueza para saquear, y así los emperadores alemanes, comenzando con Frederick Barbarossa en 1154, comenzaron una serie de intentos de dos siglos para conquistar las ciudades del norte de Italia.
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Paul Krugman and the Consumption Myth

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

03/25/2010Mises Daily Articles
Ultimately, the Keynesian's deficiency comes down to their lack of capital theory, which eventually leads them to believe in a very disjointed monetary theory.
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Property Rights and Whale Wars

The EnvironmentFree MarketsInterventionismPrivate Property

03/18/2010Mises Daily Articles
Property is that beautiful foundation from which libertarians approach conflicts.
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