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Boom and Depression in Ancient Rome

Booms and BustsWorld History

10/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
The Augustan boom was partly the result of a heavy spending program.
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Bourne of War

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

10/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
Bourne defined war as the ultimate act of statehood, as the utmost act of "a group in its aggressive aspects."
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Blue-Collar Anticapitalism

Free Markets

07/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
Everybody is free to join the ranks of the three progressive classes of a capitalist society.
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Bastiat for the Ages

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
Ludwig von Mises opined in the 1920s that Bastiat's "critique of all protectionist and related tendencies is even today unsurpassed. The protectionists and interventionists have not been able to advance a single word in pertinent and objective rejoinder."
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Battered-Homeowner Syndrome

Booms and BustsFree MarketsMoney and Banking

06/24/2011Mises Daily Articles
While you may see those who walk away from underwater mortgages as morally wrong for breaking their mortgage vows, others see those who stay for the financial beating as stupid. No matter. As prices continue to fall, millions more will make a run for it.
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Biebermania and Its Lessons for Our Time

Media and CultureEntrepreneurship

05/16/2011Mises Daily Articles
Even given his notable talent and hard work, Justin Bieber owes his fame and fortune to the organizing power of human action and choice.
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Booms and Busts

04/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
Mansharamani uses the work of Roger Garrison and other Austrians to great effect. <a href="http://store.mises.org/Boombustology-Spotting-Financial-Bubbles-Before-They-Burst-P10464.aspx">Buy this book in the Mises Store.</a>
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Blinder Understates the Cost of a Carbon Tax

The EnvironmentInterventionism

02/03/2011Mises Daily Articles
Alan Blinder listed numerous alleged benefits of a phased-in carbon tax. Out of his entire column, he devoted a single sentence to the possible downside of his plan when he wrote, "No one likes to pay higher taxes."
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Blame the Physiocrats for Objective-Value Theory

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsSubjectivism

01/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
It was the physiocrats who broke with centuries of sound economic reasoning and contributed to what would become, in the hands of Smith and Ricardo, a reactionary and obscurantist destruction of the correct analysis of value.
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Book Review: Free Banking

Free MarketsMoney and Banks

01/03/2011Mises Daily Articles
While Sechrest's book will be an asset for further research, his untimely death has not only cost many of us a dear friend but will also deprive the continuing debate of his sound scholarship, open mind, and willingness to actively engage in the search for truth.
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