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How the NSA Made Your Legal Defense Illegal

Legal SystemThe Police State

03/07/2014Mises Daily Articles
The U.S government has deemed all evidence of spying to be Top Secret, and maintains it’s illegal for you to know about it or use it in court.
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How Inflation Destroys the Wealth of Nations

The FedGlobal EconomyInterventionism

03/05/2014Mises Daily Articles
The current crisis and impending collapse of the EMU are attributable to profound flaws in the original monetary foundations of the euro.
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How Special-Interest Groups Benefit from Minimum Wage Laws

Big GovernmentInterventionism

02/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
When labor becomes too expensive relative to cost, substitutes for minimum-wage jobs arise.
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How To Dismantle the American Empire

War and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of Thought

02/11/2014Mises Daily Articles
Editors note: This selection is from chapter 7 of Laurence Vance’s
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How Central Banks Cause Income Inequality

Global EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

02/01/2014Mises Daily Articles
Concerned with income inequalities, Obama and democrats are wrongly focusing on the results instead of the causes.
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How Housing Regulations Ruin Tenant-Landlord Relations

Free MarketsInterventionism

01/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
The current tenancy laws do not promote conflict resolution and peaceful cooperation, as laws are intended to do. Under the current regulatory system, a landlord has minimal to no benefits from providing high quality service, quite the opposite of what good laws are supposed to do.
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How the Years Between the World Wars Created the Modern World

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

01/17/2014Mises Daily Articles
The 20 years known as the interwar years is a pivotal period both for good and ill. For anyone that revers liberty, the interwar period is absolutely crucial for understanding and interpreting today’s geopolitical circumstances. The period certainly produced a design for the world to come.
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How Time and Uncertainty Can Make Us “Antifragile”

Financial MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

01/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
How Time and Uncertainty Can Make Us “Antifragile”
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How Intellectual Property Distorts Big Business, Science, and Creativity

Legal SystemEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

01/07/2014Mises Daily Articles
The state’s creation of patent and copyright interests doesn’t prevent innovations, but it does erect hurdles that discourage research. The “traditional enemies of innovation [are] inertia and vested interest,” factors contributed to by the government practice of giving inventors protection from...
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How the Drug War Makes Drugs Less Safe

Free MarketsInterventionism

01/02/2014Mises Daily Articles
The legal incentives created by prohibition lead to artificially restricted production, decreasing the supply, and causing the price to skyrocket. Prohibition transforms users into criminals by making their drug use a large financial burden, enticing many to commit real crimes. All of this is a...
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