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Katrina and the Great Flood of 1927

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

08/29/2007Mises Daily Articles
As every flood and government response since has made clear, government only wastes resources when it attempts to prevent floods while it continues to increase the danger and destructiveness of future floods.
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Knowledge, True and False

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

05/09/2007Mises Daily Articles
There is no such thing as a right to privacy except the right to protect one's property from invasion.
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Katrina and Socialist Central Planning

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentHealthMedia and CultureThe Police StateTaxes and Spending

10/10/2005Mises Daily Articles
Watching the Capitol Hill hearings on what went wrong after Hurricane Katrina provided a glimpse of what it must have been like in the Politburo in the 1950s, writes Lew Rockwell.
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Knickers in a Bind

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

09/27/2005Mises Daily Articles
The EU has taken aim at China's textile industry, writes Grant Nulle. This is harmful to all parties.
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Katrina and the Never-Ending Scandal of State Management

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentFree MarketsHealthMedia and Culture

09/13/2005Mises Daily Articles
The Gulf Coast was hit with two disasters: Katrina and government. At every level and in every way, writes William Anderson, it made everything worse.
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Kill the Prescription Drug Benefit

HealthLegal System

03/01/2005Mises Daily Articles
Writes George Reisman: there is still time to abort this highly destructive program, which constitutes the largest increase in the welfare-state functions of our government since the administration of Lyndon Johnson in the 1960s.
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Keep Your Eye on the Assumptions

Big GovernmentEducationHealth

01/25/2005Mises Daily Articles
Robert Murphy critiques Steven Landsburg's call to slow the spread of AIDS through a very counterintuitive call for more promiscuity.
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Krugman the Keynesian

Monetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

09/11/2003Mises Daily Articles
William Anderson writes: "I admit to being a regular reader of Krugman's columns, and I suspect that many of my fellow economists on all sides of the ideological divide read him as well, which is one reason the Times has made him a featured star. Of course, being of the Austrian School of Economics...
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Keynes Rules From the Grave

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryFiscal TheoryMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

01/21/2003Mises Daily Articles
Contrary to Keynesian dreams, there are several undeniable realities of a recessionary environment, writes Lew Rockwell. Wages tend to fall. Businesses tend to be liquidated. Resources are withdrawn from investment and put into savings. Consumers spend less. Stock prices fall. All of these...
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Keep the House of Lords

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

05/28/2002Mises Daily Articles
The socialist left of Britain has targeted the House of Lords for radical reform and reconstruction. Alberto Mingardi defends the institution which is, despite its problems, something of a check on government power--at least that's been its traditional role. Democratic reform can only make the...
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