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From El Salvador to Africa, the Next Currency War Pits Populists against Bankers

BitcoinCentral BanksMoney and Banks

05/14/2022Mises Media
In the face of the coming hardship, central bankers and globalist institutions are going to demand more power to respond to the crisis they created. Bitcoin gives their political opponents a weapon against them.
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Francis Wayland: predicador-economista

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryPrivate Property

04/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
Su énfasis en la propiedad, el capital, el emprendimiento y, sobre todo, su compromiso con la acción humana y no con la acción gubernamental, hacen que su obra sobre economía, olvidada desde hace tiempo, merezca ser recuperada.
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Francis Wayland: Preacher-Economist

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryPrivate Property

04/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
His emphasis on property, capital, entrepreneurship, and above all, his commitment to human action and not government action, makes his long-forgotten work on economics worthy of a revival.
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Fetter the Radical

04/14/2022Mises Daily Articles
The hallmark of Frank A. Fetter's approach to economic theory was his "radicalism," writes Murray Rothbard.
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Free Economy and Social Order

Free MarketsInterventionismPrices

01/26/2022Mises Daily Articles
The market economy as a field of liberty, spontaneity, and free coordination cannot thrive in a social system that is the very opposite.
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F.A. Hayek and the Concept of Coercion

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/04/2022Mises Daily Articles
For Hayek, "coercion" of course includes the aggressive use of physical violence, but the term unfortunately also includes peaceful and nonaggressive actions as well.
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Four Myths about Money That Ought to Die Forever

05/19/2021Mises Daily Articles
With the possible exception of international trade, no topic in economics contains more myths than monetary theory.
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Feudalism and Cronyism in Machiavelli’s Italy

Legal SystemWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

12/22/2020Mises Daily Articles
Machiavelli asserts that civil society can best flourish in the absence of government intrusion.
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From Spencer's 1884 to Orwell's 1984

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

08/17/2020Mises Daily Articles
Spencer was warning of the coming slavery in 1884, and George Orwell, in our time, has predicted that the full consummation of this slavery will be reached in 1984, exactly one century later.
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FDR y la ola colectivista

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

11/08/2019Mises Daily Articles
En el siglo XX, el régimen estadounidense comenzó a negarse a reconocer a otros regímenes que no superaron una prueba de moralidad. Pero lo que era «moral» nunca estuvo claro desde que FDR apoyó con entusiasmo al régimen soviético empapado de sangre bajo Stalin.
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