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David Hume and the Theory of Money

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

04/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
Hume concluded his penetrating analysis with an ultra-hard-money policy proposal — 100 percent specie-reserve banking.
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Democracia y libertad

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

04/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
Es generalmente aceptado que un gobierno puede esclavizar a los ciudadanos... a menos que sea un gobierno democrático. ¡Error!
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Democracy and Liberty

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

04/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
It is generally accepted that a government can enslave the citizens — unless it is a democratic government. Mistake!
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Ditch the Planners

Free MarketsInterventionism

03/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
You think we have no central plan? Think again.
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Does Economic Growth Cause Inflation?

The FedFree MarketsBusiness Cycles

03/16/2011Mises Daily Articles
A true expansion of wealth cannot generate a general increase in prices.
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Deflation Confusion: Money Is Not Credit

The FedFiscal Theory

03/01/2011Mises Daily Articles
Inflation or deflation? Dow 1,000 or wheelbarrow money?
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Do the Rich Oppress the Poor?

World HistoryEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

02/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
The entrepreneurs and capitalists owe their wealth to the people who patronize their businesses.
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Daniel Bernoulli and the Founding of Mathematical Economics

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

02/10/2011Mises Daily Articles
The use of mathematics necessarily leads the economist to distort reality by making the theory convenient for mathematical symbolism and manipulation. Mathematics takes over, and the reality of human action loses out.
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Does Gandhi Deserve a Place in the Libertarian Tradition?

BiographiesFree MarketsWorld History

02/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
If you abjure all violence, you must abjure the state. Thus, while not all libertarians are pacifists, all pacifists are libertarians, whether they realize it or not (and, admittedly, a great many pacifists have not realized it). Gandhi, it appears, did realize it.
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Disney's EPCOT and the Dream of Freedom

Free MarketsInterventionism

01/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
Walt Disney maintained his desire to see the free-enterprise system of America always promoted as the solution to issues that societies face. The unfortunate reality of the present is that Disney World is becoming more of a museum about a bygone era.
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