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I Don't Know

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
These students of liberty have not yet learned to answer honestly, "I don't know; I never will know; no one will ever know."
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Is Economics Worthless Ideology?

Other Schools of Thought

10/31/2011Mises Daily Articles
They thought they could create a world that could circumvent the long-held laws of economics simply by dismissing these laws as illegitimate.
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In Defense of Flash Trading

Financial MarketsFree MarketsCalculation and Knowledge

10/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
As society and technology progress, the instantaneous sharing of knowledge and information is not something to fear but to celebrate. In a world where capital moves at the speed of light, flash trading ensures that resources will continue to meet more deserving hands and be put to more efficient...
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In Praise of Credit Checks

Free Markets

10/26/2011Mises Daily Articles
The more you behave, the more people trust you. The more certain it becomes that you will pay what you owe, the more people are going to extend you credit. The truly wonderful thing about this system is that it is entirely private. No one is coerced.
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In Praise of the Capitalist 1 Percent

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionismProduction Theory

10/21/2011Mises Daily Articles
What the protesters do not realize is that the wealth of the 1 percent provides the standard of living of the 99 percent.
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In Defense of Human Rights

EducationFree Markets

10/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
Both Mises's and Rothbard's positions have aroused a great deal of discussion. It's time we dig deeper.
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In Defense of Mises's Utilitarianism

Free MarketsPraxeology

10/07/2011Mises Daily Articles
When a moral code is adopted in society, approbation and good will for following the code, as well as reprobation and ill will for violating it, become common.
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Inflationists in Wolves' Clothing

The FedHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

10/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
Just as the interventions of the Hoover administration in the early 1930s led to a massive increase in government under the New Deal and the abandonment of the gold standard, so too have the "stimulus" packages gotten us to the point where raw money printing is a policy option.
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Intellectual Roots of Terror

Other Schools of Thought

09/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
When Khrushchev said, "We will bury you," he meant it. Communists buried 85 million people in the 20th century.
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Is Social Security a Ponzi Scheme?

Free MarketsInterventionism

09/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
As far as we know, Ponzi never threatened anybody.
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