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The Fallacy of the "Public Sector"

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

01/19/2019Mises Daily Articles
The public sector's "productivity" is not measured by any meaningful measure, but only by how much the government spends.
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The Myth of Natural Monopoly

Free MarketsWorld HistoryMonopoly and Competition

01/14/2019Mises Daily Articles
'자연' 독점과 같은 것은 존재했던 적이 없다. 흔히 말하는 '공익 기업체들(public utilities)'은 현실에서 늘 잦은 경쟁에 직면했다. 그래서 이들 기업들은 경쟁을 차단하기 위하여 정부로부터 독점적 지위를 확보하여 그들의 독점력을 합리화하기 위한 신화들을 지어냈다. '자연독점'이 허구임을 2편(잘못된 논리, 사례)으로 나누어 싣는다
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The Myth of Natural Monopoly

Free MarketsWorld HistoryMonopoly and Competition

01/14/2019Mises Daily Articles
No such thing as a "natural" monopoly has ever existed. In real life, so-called "public utilities" faced frequent competition, so they secured government monopolies to destroy the competition and invented the myths to rationalize their monopoly power.
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The Politics of Political Economists

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

01/10/2019Mises Daily Articles
El crecimiento de las estadísticas, a menudo desarrolladas originalmente para su propio beneficio, termina multiplicando las vías de intervención y planificación del gobierno.
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The Politics of Political Economists

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

01/10/2019Mises Daily Articles
The growth of statistics, often developed originally for its own sake, ends by multiplying the avenues of government intervention and planning.
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The Marxian Doctrine of "Ideology"

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

01/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
To Marx, each individual's thinking is all determined not by his personal self-interest but by the interest of the class to which he supposedly belongs.
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The Morals of Human Cooperation

Free MarketsMedia and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

12/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Henry Hazlitt has done us a great service, for it is a rare philosopher who recognizes that the consistent adherence to a set of ethical rules promotes social cooperation and benefits everyone in society.
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The Definition of Economic Progress

Calculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of Thought

12/11/2018Mises Daily Articles
What is called economic progress is the effect of an accumulation of capital goods exceeding the increase in population.
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The Brutality of Slavery

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryInterventionism

11/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
In a slave system, threats of brutality underlay the whole relationship.
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The Indefensibility of Political Representation

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Representation is a fig leaf that is insufficient to cover the brutal fact that even in our sophisticated modern states, some rule and others are ruled.
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