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Cutting Is So Hard to Do

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPrices

08/09/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Because there is no link between the 'revenue' acquired by government agencies and the costs they incur, there is no way of utilizing the yardstick of profitability to evaluate whether agencies are performing a useful function."
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Can the Fed Successfully Exit?

The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal EconomyMonetary Theory

08/03/2010Mises Daily Articles
Knowing that the Fed now holds the most toxic of the subprime assets the banking system could create during the roaring 2000s should leave us with some concern.
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Copyright and Patent in Benjamin Tucker's Periodical

Free MarketsLegal SystemInterventionismPrivate Property

07/28/2010Mises Daily Articles
Contributors to Liberty who rejected intellectual property as a natural right were not hostile to copyright or patent enforced by contract.
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Catallactic Unemployment

EntrepreneurshipPolitical TheoryPricesProduction Theory

07/09/2010Mises Daily Articles
Institutional unemployment is not the outcome of the decisions of the individual job seekers. It is the effect of interference with the market phenomena intent upon enforcing by coercion and compulsion wage rates higher than those the unhampered market would have determined.
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C + I + G = Tontería

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyInterventionismMonetary Theory

06/29/2010Mises Daily Articles
El keynesianismo ignora el hecho de que el gasto del gobierno debe provenir de los dólares de los impuestos o de las imprentas, lo que perjudica al hombre común. En cambio, el keynesianismo promete que todos podemos robarnos los bolsillos unos a otros — ¡y todos nos hacemos ricos haciéndolo!
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C + I + G = Baloney

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyInterventionismMonetary Theory

06/29/2010Mises Daily Articles
Keynesianism ignores the fact that government spending must come either from tax dollars or from the printing presses, both of which harm the common man. Instead, Keynesianism promises that we can all pick one another's pockets — and all get rich doing it!
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Can Gold Cause the Boom-Bust Cycle?

Booms and BustsThe FedGold Standard

06/28/2010Mises Daily Articles
In the real world, of course, the real danger of credit expansion and the boom-bust cycle comes from fiat money and fractional-reserve banking.
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Carter's Energy Fascism

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/22/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Oil was supposed to disappear by 1900. But the automatic conserving and incentive workings of the price system have repeatedly given the lie to these absurd projections."
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Chairman Greenspan: A Fiat Mind for a Fiat Age

BiographiesThe FedFinancial MarketsInterventionism

06/15/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Do you think Alan might basically be a social climber?"—Ayn Rand
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Can Society Be Organized Like a Camping Trip?

Free MarketsMedia and CultureOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

04/28/2010Mises Daily Articles
The lesson of Mises and Hayek is clear: there is no substitute for the private ownership. Without it, economic calculation in a modern economy cannot take place.
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