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Economics vs. Politics

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

03/16/2021Mises Daily Articles
The intrusion of politics into the field of economics is simply an evidence of human ignorance or arrogance, and is as fatuous as an attempt to control the rise and fall of tides.
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La canción irresistible: cómo el Estado lleva a la gente a su propia destrucción

The Police StateWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

03/15/2021Mises Daily Articles
Aunque el sistema es intrínsecamente explotador, permite cierto margen de maniobra a la hora de determinar qué personas concretas serán los explotadores y cuáles los explotados.
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The Song That Is Irresistible: How the State Leads People to Their Own Destruction

The Police StateWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

03/15/2021Mises Daily Articles
Although the system is inherently exploitative, it allows some leeway in the determination of which specific individuals will be the shafters and which the shaftees.
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La verdad sobre la ley «antimonopolio» de Sherman

Big GovernmentLegal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

03/11/2021Mises Daily Articles
Una vez que la profesión económica abrazó la teoría de la competencia «perfecta» que, como dijo Hayek, significa «la ausencia de todas las actividades competitivas», también abrazó la regulación antimonopolio.
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The Truth about Sherman's "Antitrust" Act

Big GovernmentLegal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

03/11/2021Mises Daily Articles
Once the economics profession embraced the "perfect" competition theory which, as Hayek has said, means "the absence of all competitive activities," it also embraced antitrust regulation.
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The Great Paper-Money Experiment

BiographiesBooms and BustsWorld HistoryInterventionism

02/20/2021Mises Daily Articles
By 1715, the manipulation of the currency, the increase in public debt, and the mismanagement of state finances had left France in poverty and chaos. Such was the state of affairs when John Law appeared in Paris.
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Derogación de la Prohibición: lo que hizo popular a FDR

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/18/2021Mises Daily Articles
Como ha demostrado Mark Thornton, el gran cambio legislativo que hizo FDR al comienzo de su presidencia, la decisión que afectó a todos los ciudadanos estadounidenses de una costa a otra, fue la derogación del infierno de trece años de la Prohibición.
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Prohibition's Repeal: What Made FDR Popular

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/18/2021Mises Daily Articles
As Mark Thornton has shown, the big legislative change that FDR made at the start of his presidency, the decision that affected every single American citizen from one coast to the other, was the repeal of the thirteen-year hell of Prohibition.
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Abajo con la presidencia

02/15/2021Mises Daily Articles
Desde las guerras interminables hasta el Estado administrativo, la institución moderna de la presidencia es el principal mal político al que se enfrentan los estadounidenses.
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Down with the Presidency

02/15/2021Mises Daily Articles
From endless wars to the administrative state, the modern institution of the presidency is the primary political evil Americans face.
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