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Understanding "Quid Pro Quo"

Free MarketsValue and Exchange

10/23/2014Mises Daily Articles
The terms "quid pro quo" has been twisted to now include government handouts and state-mandated exchanges, so long as the value of goods trading hands are deemed to be of "equal value." True voluntary exchange, on the other hand, is something quite different.
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US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar

War and Foreign Policy

08/14/2014Mises Daily Articles
The US government’s decision to apply more sanctions on Russia is a grave mistake and will only escalate an already tense situation, ultimately harming the US economy itself.
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Unemployment and A Tale of Two Financial Crises

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionism

06/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
Politicians won’t admit that quantitative easing and fiscal stimulus have unquestionably failed to produce a rapid recovery over the past five years.
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Unshackling the Fed

U.S. HistoryMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

06/19/2013Mises Daily Articles
The very idea that the FOMC would function as faithful monetary eunuchs was sheer fantasy.
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Un Weimar virtual: hiperinflación en un mundo de videojuegos

Booms and BustsMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

05/21/2013Mises Daily Articles
Si los casos históricos de hiperinflación —reales y virtuales— tienen algo en común es el instinto de sus víctimas de culpar a los síntomas más que a la enfermedad.
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Understanding Comparative Advantage

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

02/22/2013Mises Daily Articles
The people of Kansas are better than the people of Freedonia, both at producing toothpaste <em>and</em> zebras. What to do?
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Understanding Liberal Democracy

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
Nicholas Wolterstorff assails a vastly influential school of thought in a way that libertarians will find useful.
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US Gone to Pot, but Not Completely

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/12/2012Mises Daily Articles
The people of Colorado and Washington voiced their opposition to the federal government's policy of marijuana prohibition.
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Unsafe at Any Blood Pressure

Free MarketsInterventionism

10/25/2012Mises Daily Articles
We are stuck with another situation in which one form of government intervention creates unintended consequences that require further interventions.
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