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Big Business in Politics

Taxes and SpendingWorld HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

02/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
The political machine is familiar to Americans. While it may lead to gross abuses, experience shows that some sort of behind-the-scenes organization may be useful to the functioning of democratic institutions.
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By the Way, Free Markets Are Free

Booms and BustsInterventionismMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

01/29/2010Mises Daily Articles
Maybe letting the market fix what government broke isn't an option they can bring themselves to embrace, even if it's the only way out.
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Belloc's Puzzling Manifesto

Global EconomyWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

01/13/2010Mises Daily Articles
If capitalism is self-destroying, as he says it is, if socialism leads to the servile state, and if the distributive state as a practical matter is not feasible, then we have but one choice; and that is a choice between serfdom and death.
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Bastiat Does Not Go Far Enough

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

12/25/2009Mises Daily Articles
The unseen effect that is missing in his "Broken Window" analysis is the diversion of time and energy from a community-enhancing endeavor (the unseen) to one of restoration (the seen).
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Barack Obama Ensures a Long Depression

The FedFree MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

12/11/2009Mises Daily Articles
"We don't know how many jobs have been lost because of the ones that have theoretically been saved or created."
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Big Daddy

12/07/2009Mises Daily Articles
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Branden's Judgment Day

BiographiesFree MarketsMedia and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

09/08/2009Mises Daily Articles
The battle between Rand and Branden, moreover, is really no contest. Rand created something, whereas Branden has lived his entire life parasitically off Rand, first as a worshipful disciple and cult organizer, then as a neo-Randian shrink who set up shop in California with the solid initial base of...
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Banking and the Business Cycle

Booms and BustsU.S. HistoryBusiness Cycles

08/28/2009Mises Daily Articles
Indeed, if this book, rather than Keynes's General Theory , had been the point of departure for subsequent study of macroeconomic fluctuations, the world almost certainly would have been a much, much happier place.
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Bernanke's Apoplithorismosphobia

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary TheoryPhilosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

08/19/2009Mises Daily Articles
"The key thing is that the price of producer goods has to fall faster and farther than consumer goods for the correction process to proceed."
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Bubble Economics: The Illusion of Wealth

Booms and BustsThe FedFree MarketsInterventionism

08/12/2009Mises Daily Articles
The individual is always ready to ascribe his good luck to his own efficiency…. But reverses of fortune he always charges to other people…." – Ludwig von Mises
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