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Over to You, H. Parker Willis

BiographiesThe FedMonetary Theory

03/24/2011Mises Daily Articles
James Grant's testimony before the US House Committee on Financial Services. Here find the explanation of our monetary woes.
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Of Muses and Mises: A Prelude to Natural Philosophy

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

03/24/2011Mises Daily Articles
The economic thought that impressed Rothbard is to be found in Hesiod's didactic poem/farmer's almanac, The Works and Days .
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Online Dating Reaches the Elite

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

03/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
The division of labor works in dating as it does with anything else. The academically inclined should focus their energies and time on their studies. That's what they enjoy and what they're good at. And now these young entrepreneurs have created a way to efficiently match potentially compatible...
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Once-Temporary Tariff

U.S. HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

03/07/2011Mises Daily Articles
When the Civil War closed, the revenue acts that had been hastily passed during its course constituted a chaotic mass.
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Obama on Auto-Defrosting Refrigerators

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

02/09/2011Mises Daily Articles
Contrary to what the president told the US Chamber of Commerce, government regulations deserve no credit for the invention and marketing of the auto-defrosting refrigerator and freezer.
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Our Interests and Their Interests

Free MarketsInterventionism

02/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
Mises's notable theory of classes has been curiously neglected. By bringing it back into prominence, we have to abandon the cozy view that all of us, we and our privileged rulers alike, are in a continuing harmony of interest.
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On Underwriting an Evil

BiographiesU.S. HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

12/24/2010Mises Daily Articles
When I vote for the candidate who promises me betterment in my economic condition, I am condoning and encouraging some form of robbery. That does not square with my moral values.
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On the Civil Disabilities of the Jews in Britain

Global EconomyWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/10/2010Mises Daily Articles
Excerpted from a speech given in the House of Commons on the civil disabilities of the Jews, April 17, 1833: "Let us do justice to them. Let us open to them the door of the House of Commons. Let us open to them every career in which ability and energy can be displayed."
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Orthodox Historiography of Economic Thought

Global EconomyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

10/19/2010Mises Daily Articles
Schumpeter is properly assiduous about Smith. He obviously had total contempt for Smith, and for good reason. And he hates Ricardo — that's another great thing about Schumpeter. His hatred of Ricardo shines through.
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Op-ed Warriors Defend the Bailout

Corporate WelfareThe FedMedia and CultureInterventionism

10/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
Bailing out Bear Sterns while letting Lehman fail, the two TARP votes, and the incessant clamor about (nonexistent) systemic risk were geared toward bailing out Wall Street firms on the wrong side of housing risk.
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