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Fighting for Oil?

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

01/07/2013Mises Daily Articles
You don't need to be a "conspiracy theorist" to see what's going on here. All you have to do is be willing to use your eyes.
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Freedom of Conscience: To What Extent?

Free MarketsInterventionism

12/12/2012Mises Daily Articles
If a state will almost inevitably pass laws that violate the consciences of some citizens, is this not an argument against it?
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Friedman on Intolerance: A Critique

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

10/16/2012Mises Daily Articles
In Milton Friedman's view, if you are not tolerant, you cannot be a libertarian.
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Father James A. Sadowsky, SJ, RIP

BiographiesFree MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

09/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
No one who met Jim Sadowsky could ever forget him.
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False Choices and the True Dilemma

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

09/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
Gradual approaches to socialism, like the one in the United States, often rely on combining Soviet-style bureaucratization and Nazi-like interventionism.
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Freedom of Association

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
How a person uses the right to associate (and to not associate) is a matter of individual choice profoundly influenced by the cultural context.
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Fractional Reserves and Economic Instability

The FedFree MarketsInterventionismMonetary Theory

07/12/2012Mises Daily Articles
Better economists recognize fractional-reserve banking as a major source of financial and economic instability.
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Free Trade: The Litmus Test of Economics

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

07/09/2012Mises Daily Articles
Power lovers hate free choice, so they hate free trade.
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Free Economy and Social Order

Free MarketsInterventionismPrices

06/20/2012Mises Daily Articles
The market economy as a field of liberty, spontaneity, and free coordination cannot thrive in a social system that is the very opposite.
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From Rags to Resorts

BiographiesFree MarketsEntrepreneurship

05/15/2012Mises Daily Articles
Self-made billionaire Sheldon Adelson says the secret to his success was "never knowing anything" about the businesses he entered.
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