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Private Law in the Emerald Isle

Free MarketsLegal SystemWorld History

06/08/2012Mises Daily Articles
Brehon law was a private legal system in ancient Ireland that survived until the 17th century.
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Free MarketsCapital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

06/06/2012Mises Daily Articles
Although every businessman aims to earn a "profit," he usually knows very little about the economic nature of his objective.
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Property Means Preservation

The EnvironmentFree MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

05/31/2012Mises Daily Articles
If not for these private game reserves, a number of species would be extinct.
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Price Fixing in the Massachusetts Theocracy

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionismPrices

05/29/2012Mises Daily Articles
From the first, the Massachusetts oligarchy imposed maximum-wage controls, thereby aggravating a shortage of labor. Slavery filled the gap.
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Political Thought through the Ages

EducationWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

05/23/2012Mises Daily Articles
David Gordon will teach <a href="http://academy.mises.org/courses/political-thought/">Political Thought through the Ages</a>, a 6-week online course at the Mises Academy, starting June 7, 2012.
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Plenty by Competition

Free MarketsInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

04/13/2012Mises Daily Articles
If Smith is the only cobbler in town, and we are unacquainted with the workmanship of cobblers in other towns, how can we judge his skill?
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Pulitzer-Winning Palaver

Financial MarketsFree MarketsInterventionism

04/03/2012Mises Daily Articles
Pulitzer Prize winner Steven Pearlstein thinks those who regard the virtue of private gains and losses are just too dense to comment on government bailouts.
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Praxeology Over Positivism


03/26/2012Mises Daily Articles
Professional economists' certainty with regard to models crafted out of fragmentary data is misguided and has hastened the expansion of the total state.
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Praxeology: A New Start from Ludwig von Mises

02/10/2012Mises Daily Articles
Classic: Praxeology: A New Start from Ludwig von Mises — Ch 20-all (pg 137–144) from ASE by Schulak and Unterkofler [2,977] Classic: Praxeology: A New Start from Ludwig von Mises — Chapter 20.
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Postwar Rent Controls

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

02/08/2012Mises Daily Articles
Rent-control laws cause housing shortages.
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