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Value and Stock Market Declines

The FedInterventionismValue and Exchange

10/22/2008Mises Daily Articles
The consequences of inflation, higher taxes, and more regulation that result from government bailout plans, however, are sure to make losers of us all.
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Votes of Idiots

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

07/08/2008Mises Daily Articles
H.L. Mencken once described democracy as "simply a battle of charlatans for the votes of idiots."
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Valuation Without Calculation

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPrices

04/05/2008Mises Daily Articles
Acting man transfers the valuation of ends he aims at to the means.
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V.I. Bernanke

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionism

04/01/2008Mises Daily Articles
Count me out of the Bernanke revolution.
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Víctimas en juicio: la actividad cotidiana de las cortes

Legal System

12/17/2007Mises Daily Articles
No toleraremos el robo en esta ciudad, a menos que lo haga el juez al amparo de la ley.
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Victims on Trial: The Everyday Business of Courts

Legal System

12/17/2007Mises Daily Articles
We will not tolerate theft in this town, unless it is done by the judge under the cover of the law.
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Vouchers: Another Income Redistribution Scheme

Big GovernmentEducationTaxes and Spending

02/03/2005Mises Daily Articles
Considering the state of public education, aren't vouchers a step in the right direction? Laurence Vance says no: vouchers will make the present system worse.
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Vouchers: Another Central Plan

EducationTaxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

12/23/2003Mises Daily Articles
Laurence Vance offers a critique of John Merrifield's school voucher proposal. If the public school system were abolished, or even rendered irrelevant, what would be the point in collecting tax money from all citizens and redistributing it to those who have school-age children? How is this any...
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Voting Booths vs. the Marketplace

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

05/12/2003Mises Daily Articles
In democratic societies, elected political officials are the final arbiters of the government's marketplace do's and don'ts. Who elects these political officials? Surprise! The same people supposedly incapable of making informed decisions in the marketplace.
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Value and the Environment

Capital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory

03/27/2002Mises Daily Articles
In the real world, human action can only manifest itself through material objects; man must utilize the resources that nature gives in order to employ means. If man desires to live, he must obtain food, shelter, and other physical necessities. On the most fundamental level, to exist in this...
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