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Libertarian Paternalism

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

10/09/2017Mises Daily Articles
David Gordon reviews Nudge, co-written by Richard Thaler, who was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in economics.
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Lenin and Marx: Sound Money Advocates?

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

07/09/2015Mises Daily Articles
Surprisingly, Marx and Lenin were occasionally insightful when it came to the problems and consequences of fiat money in the economy. In principle, they opposed unbacked currency. But of course, once communists seized political power, those principles went right out the window.
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Let’s Hope Machines Take Our Jobs: We Want Wealth, Not Jobs

The EntrepreneurValue and Exchange

06/11/2015Mises Daily Articles
What if machines took most of our jobs? Things would become less expensive, and humans would become wealthier in real terms, just as has happened since the Industrial Revolution began. Fear of labor-saving technology continues unabated, nonetheless.
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Little-Known Laws That Cripple American Trade

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

03/03/2015Mises Daily Articles
The Jones Act and similar laws have been behind a precipitous decline in global American shipping. Passed for "national defense" purposes, such laws only serve to raise the cost of shipping to US ports while restricting consumer access to goods.
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La secesión empieza en casa

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

01/30/2015Mises Daily Articles
El plan más realista para aumentar la libertad y el libre mercado no es esperar en vano una toma de posesión libertaria de DC, sino crear nuestras propias sociedades independientes de facto aquí mismo en casa.
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Let’s Secede from the American Monetary Union

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

01/21/2015Mises Daily Articles
The recent de-peg of the Swiss franc from the euro illustrates the importance of currency competition, and the damage that state monopolies over money can do. We Americans should embrace currency competition here at home as well.
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La economía detrás de la caída del Muro de Berlín

World HistoryCalculation and KnowledgePrices

11/07/2014Mises Daily Articles
Gran parte de la discusión de los medios en torno al 25 ° aniversario del derrumbe del Muro de Berlín se centrará en la política militar estadounidense y los políticos de la época. Pero para comprender realmente por qué se derrumbó el sistema soviético en Europa del Este, debemos considerar el...
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La tarjeta índice de la opinión permitida

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyMonopoly and Competition

10/23/2014Mises Daily Articles
Tom Woods explica las opiniones «inaceptables» que hay detrás de la libertad y el libre mercado.
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Leonard Liggio, RIP

10/18/2014Mises Daily Articles
Ralph Raico remembers his friend, Leonard Liggio.
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Left and Right Agree: War Is Popular

The EntrepreneurWar and Foreign PolicyCapital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

10/09/2014Mises Daily Articles
The occasional eruptions of anti-war positions from conservatives and progressives are more a function of what political party controls the White House than of any principled ideological stance. Don't expect sustained opposition to war to come from either side.
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