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Obama's Antitrust Luddites

Free MarketsInterventionism

09/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
The latest example of neo-Luddite thinking is the Obama administration's recent decision to attempt to block a proposed merger.
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On the Brink of Inflationary Disaster

The Fed

08/25/2011Mises Daily Articles
Although the trend could reverse, data from the past two months suggest that the inflationary big one may be upon us. All of those pundits who hedged their predictions may need to go back to the drawing board. Recent releases from the Fed show that the excess reserves are starting to leak out.
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Out of Work

U.S. HistoryInterventionism

08/22/2011Mises Daily Articles
Not many Americans have heard of Richard Vedder and Lowell Gallaway, but maybe more should.
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Out, Out Damn Depression: FDR in 1938

Booms and BustsU.S. History

08/09/2011Mises Daily Articles
Despite the billions and the debt, the depression was back. And it was not a new depression. It was the old one, which had not been driven away but merely hidden behind a curtain of 15 billion dollars of new government debt.
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Ode to the Warehouse

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

07/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
If there were perfect information about the future, all goods would be manufactured on a need-be basis only. Despite its stillness and orderly calm, the warehouse embodies a wild leap into the unknown — a physical monument to the human capacity to imagine a future we cannot see.
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On the Repeal of the Corn Laws

Legal SystemWorld HistoryMonopoly and Competition

06/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
Why do we have a superstitious reverence for the owners of those sluggish acres?
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Out of Business

InterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/26/2011Mises Daily Articles
The last few years as an executive in a manufacturing company gave me a frighteningly close look at the inner workings of regulators in our government. Maybe I'm just naïve, but what I discovered was shocking. They are not "creating jobs" or "improving the economy" — precisely the...
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On the Cause and Effect of Interest Rates

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/30/2011Mises Daily Articles
The abundance or scarcity of money in a state always raises or lowers the price of everything in markets.
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OMG! There's Discrimination in the Modeling Industry!

Free MarketsInterventionism

03/29/2011Mises Daily Articles
Professor Block is a handsome fellow. But he is not likely to appear on the catwalk anytime soon.
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