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Rethinking Depression Economics

Business CyclesCalculation and KnowledgePrices

08/12/2011Mises Daily Articles
Austrians argue that government spending and monetary expansion are counterproductive and handicap economic calculation.
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Rothbard's The Mystery of Banking

InterventionismMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

08/01/2011Mises Daily Articles
Every student in a money-and-banking course should read this book at least twice.
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Repudiation Is an Option

Money and BankingPolitical Theory

07/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
We have a government that cannot control its spending, and we have a national debt that cannot possibly be paid back.
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Revisiting the Anthrax Crisis

Big GovernmentHealthOther Schools of Thought

07/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
Bruce Ivins had the skill, the opportunity, and the motives to single-handedly produce the crisis that the state needed.
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Restoring the Honor of the Spanish Cucumber

Global EconomyHealthInterventionism

06/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
The food-poisoning scare has ravaged Europe's agricultural sector, and losses have already spiraled into the billions.
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Read Hoppe, Then Nothing Is the Same

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

06/10/2011Mises Daily Articles
Combining Misesian praxeology with Rothbardian insights, Hoppe has developed a magnificent, integrated edifice of rational thought.
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Rebecca Black's "Friday": A Libertarian Allegory

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and Culture

04/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
The astonishing popularity of Rebecca Black's "Friday" video — which became the YouTube meme of all memes in the course of a wild six weeks — has mystified many critics.
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Rango: A Libertarian Spiritual Epic

Media and CultureEntrepreneurship

04/01/2011Mises Daily Articles
Rango is a journey into the soul, and it depicts the trials of individuation haunted by the constant specter of death. There are strong libertarian overtones of the relationship of the individual to society and establishing a connection between redemption and the search for wealth.
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Rethinking Iceland's Recovery

Global EconomyBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

03/22/2011Mises Daily Articles
Like many economic events, the key lies not in what is immediately apparent — explosively large banks — but in those causes and conditions that are veiled. Politicians, pundits, and the population of the Icelandic nation have had a difficult time explaining how such a large financial sector could...
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Rethinking IP

EducationLegal System

02/10/2011Mises Daily Articles
Patent and copyright, to take the two worst manifestations of IP, are nothing but state monopolies that violate property rights. IP is antithetical to capitalism and the free market.
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