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Capitalismo de compinches y ferrocarriles transcontinentales

Corporate WelfareU.S. History

03/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
Los primeros transcontinentales fueron todos criaturas, no del capitalismo o de los mercados privados, sino del gobierno.
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Crony Capitalism and the Transcontinental Railroads

Corporate WelfareU.S. History

03/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
The first transcontinentals were all creatures, not of capitalism or the private markets, but of government.
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Colorado’s New Cannabis Economy

Free Markets

02/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
The legalization of cannabis in Colorado has opened up new markets beyond the buying and selling of recreational drugs.
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Current Fed Policy: An Exercise in Keynesian Folly

The FedEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

01/06/2014Mises Daily Articles
The Bernanke Fed followed Keynes’s advice. The way to avoid a new slump is to keep interest rates low for as far as the eye can see as a way to overcome a lack of “animal sprits” and thus sustain a quasi-boom. As long as inflation is low, no harm, no foul. In fact, as the thinking goes, more...
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Currency War Means Currency Suicide

Global EconomyFiscal TheoryPolitical Theory

12/10/2013Mises Daily Articles
What the media calls a “currency war,” whereby nations engage in competitive currency devaluations in order to increase exports, is really “currency suicide.”
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Central Banks: The True Centers of Political Power

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

11/07/2013Mises Daily Articles
Central banks are becoming the real centers of political power.
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Can Quantitative Easing Lift Economic Growth?

The FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

09/17/2013Mises Daily Articles
The aggressive monetary pumping by the Fed runs the risk that real wealth, the key for economic growth, will become stagnant or start declining.
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Competing Currencies in Somalia

Global EconomyInterventionismMonetary Theory

08/01/2013Mises Daily Articles
A real-life example of concurrent currencies circulating absent any legal restrictions would contain some heuristic value. The real-life example is Somalia.
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Civilization Means Privacy

Free MarketsThe Police State

07/22/2013Mises Daily Articles
Ayn Rand put things best: "Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy."
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Capital Requirements Won’t Save Us

Booms and BustsThe FedGlobal Economy

07/18/2013Mises Daily Articles
The introduction of new tighter capital requirements by banks cannot make them more solvent in the present monetary system.
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