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Nicholas Oresme and the First Monetary Treatise

World HistoryMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

08/17/2019Mises Daily Articles
Austrian monetary thought can be traced back right to the very founding father of monetary economics, the great Nicholas Oresme, the 14th century Bishop of Lisieux.
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The Rise of Capitalism

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/14/2019Mises Daily Articles
The characteristic feature of capitalism that distinguished it from precapitalist methods of production is capitalism's efforts to make goods and services available to everyone — not just the wealthy.
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The Triumph of Socialism

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

08/13/2019Mises Daily Articles
Things might have been much worse were it not for the efforts of a relative handful of intellectuals who have fought against socialist theory for more than a century. Without them, it might have been 99% in support of socialist tyranny.
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La visión misesiana

Austrian Economics Overview

08/03/2019Mises Daily Articles
El problema es que la capacidad de imaginar la libertad se está erosionando en nuestra sociedad y cultura. Cuanto menos libertad tenemos, menos personas son capaces de imaginar cómo se siente la libertad y, por lo tanto, menos están dispuestas a luchar por su restauración.
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The Misesian Vision

Austrian Economics Overview

08/03/2019Mises Daily Articles
The problem is that the capacity to imagine freedom is being eroded in our society and culture. The less freedom we have, the less people are able to imagine what freedom feels like, and therefore the less they are willing to fight for its restoration.
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¿De Dios o de la espada?

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

08/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
Por lo tanto, cualquier investigación rentable sobre el carácter del Estado estadounidense debe tener en cuenta la distinción entre ganarse la vida mediante la producción y ganarse la vida mediante la depredación, es decir, entre la economía y la política.
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From God or the Sword?

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

08/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
Any profitable inquiry into the character of the American State must therefore take into account the distinction between making a living by production and gaining a living by predation; that is, between economics and politics.
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Asalariados y empleadores

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory

07/29/2019Mises Daily Articles
El principio característico del capitalismo es que es la producción en masa para abastecer a las masas. Los grandes negocios sirven a muchos.
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Wage Earners and Employers

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory

07/29/2019Mises Daily Articles
The characteristic principle of capitalism is that it is mass production to supply the masses. Big business serves the many.
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Myth and Truth About Libertarianism

Free MarketsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

07/20/2019Mises Daily Articles
Here are six common myths often heard about libertarianism.
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