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Bernanke’s Legacy: A Weak and Mediocre Economy

The FedBusiness CyclesInterventionism

02/04/2014Mises Daily Articles
The Wall Street Journal has evaluated the Greenspan and Bernanke era and awarded it a well-deserved “F.”
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Behavioral Economics and Irrational Voters

Free MarketsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

02/03/2014Mises Daily Articles
The premise of consumer irrationality undermines any faith in the concept of electoral politics.
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Biographer, Scholar, Friend: Mary Sennholz at 100

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/11/2014Mises Daily Articles
Mary Sennholz, wife of Austrian economist Hans Sennholz and friend of Margit and Ludwig von Mises, recently spoke about her long career as a writer and editor, and as a friend and colleague of many other giants of the Austrian School. We hope her next project is a biography of her husband, Hans.
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Being an Austrian Is Easier Than Ever

The FedU.S. History

12/17/2013Mises Daily Articles
Real, lasting change comes only with education and with the intellectual movements behind them, and with a revolution in ideas. It’s up to us and the scholarship of the Austrian School to show the nature of central banks and state-dominated economies, and how it would work without them. Help...
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Big Business, War, and Rothbard’s Class Analysis

Corporate WelfareMoney and BanksWar and Foreign Policy

09/05/2013Mises Daily Articles
The biggest capitalists, those “economic royalists” of Wall Street, have been the deadliest enemies of true capitalism.
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Bootleggers and Baptists on the Beach

Free MarketsInterventionism

08/05/2013Mises Daily Articles
Not surprisingly, the city government of Delray Beach is apparently doing everything it can to drive these young entrepreneurs out of business.
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Bernanke: A Tenure of Failure

The FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/31/2013Mises Daily Articles
If banks and other financial institutions should not be too big to fail, neither should the Fed.
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Bitcoin: Money of the Future or Old-Fashioned Bubble?

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

04/09/2013Mises Daily Articles
There is no doubt that bitcoin is a spontaneous answer to the monetary instability that we see all around us today.
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Bernanke: The Good Engineer?

The Fed

03/21/2013Mises Daily Articles
Bernanke, like the famous engineer Casey Jones, is often held up as a popular hero. However, Jones was the engineer of a major train wreck, which was due to his errors in judgment and his own overconfidence. Bernanke's current monetary policy is a train wreck waiting to happen.
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Banking and Created Money

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

03/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
A rate of interest is established in the loan market which corresponds to a longer period of production; and so, although it is inadmissible and impracticable from an overall point of view, a lengthening of the period of production becomes at first profitable. But there cannot be the slightest...
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