Mises Daily Articles

Displaying 81 - 90 of 340

Materialism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

03/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
The term materialism has two entirely different connotations. The first connotation refers to values. The second connotation is ontological.
Read More

Money and the State

Free MarketsLegal SystemInterventionismMoney and Banking

03/13/2012Mises Daily Articles
As a buyer or seller the state has to conform to the conditions of the market.
Read More

Military Spending and Bastiat's "Unseen"

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

02/29/2012Mises Daily Articles
Every dollar spent on the military is a dollar not spent or invested in the civilian economy.
Read More

Mankiw vs. Rothbard on Tax Reform

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

02/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
A Rothbardian perspective shows that even many of today's free-market economists concede too much to the government when discussing tax reform.
Read More

Monopoly Dentistry

HealthMonopoly and Competition

02/20/2012Mises Daily Articles
As Mises showed, occupational licensing must lead to a decrease in supply, monopolistic conditions, and thus a lessening of competition.
Read More

Minimum-Wage Rates

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/06/2012Mises Daily Articles
The market wage rate tends toward a height at which those eager to earn wages get jobs and those eager to employ workers can hire as many as they want.
Read More

Misrepresenting Inequality

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
Advocates for ever-more redistribution rely on seriously incomplete and misleading measures.
Read More

Mr. Rubenstein, You're No Adam Smith

Free MarketsInterventionism

01/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
The claim by "Adam Smith" that capitalism is what currently exists around the world is flatly mistaken.
Read More

Money Makes the World Go Around

Global EconomyMonetary TheoryValue and Exchange

01/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
Austrians understand that state intervention in the monetary system is an abuse.
Read More

MF Global's Fractional Reserves

Booms and BustsFinancial Markets

12/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
Has free banking turned MF Global into the eighth largest bankruptcy in history?
Read More
Shield icon library