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Capitalism at the Farm Stand

Free Markets

04/07/2011Mises Daily Articles
They think they are doing battle with capitalism and corporate greed; I say it is a pure and beautiful example of a market exchange.
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Criminal Justice Is No Job for the State

Legal SystemInterventionism

04/04/2011Mises Daily Articles
The United States has the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world, with 1 in 100 people behind bars. The prison population in America equals that of the cities of Los Angeles and Miami combined. This is an egregious form of statism. It's time we stop ignoring this issue.
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Clarence Darrow on Freedom, Justice, and War

BiographiesFree MarketsLegal SystemEntrepreneurship

03/25/2011Mises Daily Articles
The Clarence Darrow of 1902 was on pretty much the same wavelength as the Murray Rothbard of 80 years later. They both rejected the statist means.
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Commodify My Grass, and Everything Else

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

03/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
Thank goodness that no local government has decided that lawn care is a public good.
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Capitalism and Socialism

EducationFree MarketsOther Schools of Thought

03/04/2011Mises Daily Articles
How many people do you know who use variations on "capitalism" to describe pretty much anything they don't like? It's a vice that cuts several ways.
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Caught: Krugman's Shifting Arguments

InterventionismMonetary Theory

03/03/2011Mises Daily Articles
In two recent blog posts on the varying economic fortunes of US states, Krugman's about-face was complete and fast.
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Commodity Money in Colonial America

U.S. HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

02/22/2011Mises Daily Articles
Gold and silver are international commodities, and, when not prohibited by government decree, foreign coins are perfectly capable of serving as standard moneys.
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Commerce Is a People's Revolution, Daily

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

02/21/2011Mises Daily Articles
<p>Joseph Schumpeter is smiling while the equity holders of Borders stock are crying.</p>
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Conservatives versus Freedom

Free MarketsThe Police State

02/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
When the Egyptian protests first broke out, most Americans celebrated. Though Mubarak's military must still be circumvented or overthrown, the revolt has spread, like a cleansing fire, to Bahrain, Libya, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Jordan, and beyond. What is all this all about? Thanks to Western rule since...
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Charles Plosser, Our Man on the Fed?

The FedMonetary Theory

02/17/2011Mises Daily Articles
He has been saying things that sound surprisingly Austrian in regards to the limits of monetary policy.
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