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Obamacare Delay: Good Politics, Bad Economics


02/24/2014Mises Daily Articles
The decision to delay small employer mandates, but embrace reduced future labor supply is an example of bad economics, but good politics.
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Our Time Is Now

History of the Austrian School of Economics

12/27/2013Mises Daily Articles
Mises said the causes of freedom and Austrian economics had to be advanced by a dual program: scholarly work in the defense of freedom and educating business and professional leaders with the compelling case for the Austrian School. Mises would be proud of what you have helped the Mises Institute...
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Obamacare’s Many Negative Side-Effects Should Surprise No One


12/26/2013Mises Daily Articles
Government intervention causes iatrogenics — unintended negative consequences that hurt the very people they’re intended to help. Nowhere is this better exemplified than with Obamacare, a policy intended to bring insurance to all that has in effect taken it away from many. This paradox can be...
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Obamacare, Stimulus, and Other Disasters


08/12/2013Mises Daily Articles
Readers stirred to anger by the simpleminded statism of Paul Krugman will be delighted by Lott’s demolition of some of his claims.
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On Moral Education

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

08/06/2013Mises Daily Articles
Bear constantly in mind the truth that the aim of your discipline should be to produce a self-governing being; not to produce a being to be governed by others.
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Orwell’s Big Brother: Merely Fiction?

Media and CultureOther Schools of Thought

07/04/2013Mises Daily Articles
Orwell’s future is run by a Party whose job is the total exercise of Power, and it goes about its job with diabolic efficiency and ingenuity.
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Obama on Drugs

Free MarketsInterventionism

04/22/2013Mises Daily Articles
Should President Obama ignite an even more horrific war on drugs, à la Ronald Reagan, or should he take a different path?
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Obsessed by Megalomania

Free MarketsInterventionism

01/10/2013Mises Daily Articles
Desirable therefore is a world made up of thousands of Liechtensteins, Singapores and Hong Kongs.
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Operation Ron Paul

Austrian Economics Overview

12/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
Truth is on our side, and so is time. As Mises said, not even the predatory state can defeat our ideas.
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