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Prohibition Caused the Greatness of Gatsby

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

05/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
The Great Gatsby is a testament to how the Jay Gatsbys of the world can reach the stars with the help of government prohibition.
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President Coolidge and the Laffer Curve

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

03/14/2013Mises Daily Articles
Calvin Coolidge, on spending and taxation, was quite Rothbardian well before Rothbard. According to Amity Shlaes, “Coolidge didn’t favor tax cuts as a means to increase revenue or to buy off Democrats. He favored them because they took government, the people’s servant, out of the way of the people.”
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Peaceful Disunion in Europe

Free MarketsU.S. History

02/04/2013Mises Daily Articles
There are already claims from the left that the powers surrendered to the EU cannot be recalled.
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Pork: The Government's Other White Meat

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

01/08/2013Mises Daily Articles
The story of pork’s decline involves the usual suspects: special interest lobbying arms and the federal government’s 30+ years of war on dietary fat.
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Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

11/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
Will anyone undertake to affirm that fire has become a greater evil since the introduction of insurance?
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Post-Sandy: A Man-Made Disaster

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/14/2012Mises Daily Articles
In a society in which economic law was widely understood, those who sought to prevent price gouging would be regarded as public enemies.
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Price Gouging Saves Lives in a Hurricane

Free MarketsInterventionism

10/30/2012Mises Daily Articles
Capitalism needs more foul-weather friends, not fair-weather friends like the governor of New Jersey.
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Praxeology and Liberalism

Free MarketsPraxeology

10/26/2012Mises Daily Articles
What the liberals maintain is that the immense majority prefer a life of health and abundance to misery, starvation, and death.
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Propiedad privada y propiedad colectiva

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

09/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
Cualquier hombre tiene el derecho de adquirir productos que antes no poseía, guardarlos o regalarlos a su gusto, usarlos o no usarlos a su gusto.
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Private Property and Collective Ownership

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

09/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
Any man has the right to acquire previously unowned goods, keep or give them away at his pleasure, use or not use them at his pleasure.
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