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Government Regulation Goes Bananas

Free MarketsInterventionism

08/27/2007Mises Daily Articles
The unhampered market has the power to resolve its "defects."
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Government Produces Nothing, Ever

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/12/2007Mises Daily Articles
Like any other consumer, the government must turn to the production process — that is, to producers — for its funds. But unlike ordinary consumers, who obtain their incomes through voluntary exchange, the government obtains its income by means of forcible taxation.
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Guantanamo: A Long Train of Congressional, Executive, and Now, Judicial Abuses

Legal SystemThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

04/27/2007Mises Daily Articles
American citizens can now be arrested by the federal government, held indefinitely without trial, questioned under standards we would not allow for our own soldiers if captured by other nations or subordinates of those nations, and never have a hearing to find out the evidence being presented...
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Global Warming Is Not a Threat But the Environmentalist Response to It Is

03/06/2007Mises Daily Articles
The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has just released the summary of its latest, forthcoming report on global warming. It's most trumpeted finding is that the existence of global warming is now "unequivocal." Although such anecdotal evidence as last month's...
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Government to Protect Us from the Falling Sky

01/31/2007Mises Daily Articles
I was caught off guard by just how poor the case for human-caused global warming really is.
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Give Me Vodka or Give Me Death

InterventionismMonopoly and CompetitionOther Schools of Thought

12/04/2006Mises Daily Articles
A free market of alcohol would become a lucrative market for countless people if left in private hands. By monopolizing it, the Russian government takes bread from the mouths of average families.
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Globalization: The Long-Run Big Picture

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyPrivate Property

11/18/2006Mises Daily Articles
Globalization is the process of bringing the entire world into the system of division of labor and thus into the system of social cooperation…
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Government Money Deserves a "Swift" Abolition

BiographiesFree MarketsMoney and Banks

10/05/2006Mises Daily Articles
Once we have a market supplied money, we can finally burn the paper trash that fuels government plunder and causes macroeconomic fluctuations. It will be our elegy to the tyranny of money theft.
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Geezer Investing

Business CyclesGold StandardMonetary Theory

09/11/2006Mises Daily Articles
Jay Taylor made the case that John Maynard Keynes and Milton Friedman were wrong and that Ludwig von Mises was right. Inflation and depression are caused by excessive credit creation. The Austrians advocate for a gold standard while bankers and politicians hate gold.
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Government's Great Flood

08/24/2006Mises Daily Articles
Mark Thornton teaches economics at Auburn University. He is a senior resident fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, and is the Book Review Editor for the Quarterly Journal...
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