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Currency Debasement and Social Collapse

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismMoney and Banking

09/29/2021Mises Daily Articles
The Roman Empire crumbled to dust because it lacked the spirit of liberalism and free enterprise.
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Classical Natural Law and Libertarian Theory

Legal SystemHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/07/2021Mises Daily Articles
Bruno Leoni's Freedom and the Law can be the starting-point for a more "classical" understanding of libertarian natural law actually rooted in the Aristotelian-Thomistic tradition.
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Carl Menger's Theory of the Origin of Money

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

06/28/2021Mises Daily Articles
The only relevant thing is that indirect exchange and money exist because the conditions for their existence were and are present.
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Consent of the Governed?

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

06/17/2021Mises Daily Articles
It appears upon sober reflection that the whole idea is as fanciful as the unicorn. No one in his right mind, save perhaps an incurable masochist, would voluntarily consent to be treated as governments actually treat their subjects.
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Cómo los gobiernos acabaron con el patrón oro

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryGold StandardMonetary Theory

05/28/2021Mises Daily Articles
El patrón oro desapareció porque los gobiernos lo destruyeron. Así es como sucedió. El dinero del sector privado es siempre un enemigo del Estado.
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Cuatro mitos sobre el dinero que deberían morir para siempre

05/19/2021Mises Daily Articles
Con la posible excepción del comercio internacional, ningún tema de la economía contiene más mitos que la teoría monetaria.
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Central Banking as an Engine of Corruption

Big GovernmentBiographiesMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

04/03/2021Mises Daily Articles
Hamilton was "so bewitched & perverted by the British example," wrote Jefferson, "as to be under thoro' conviction that corruption was essential to the government of a nation."
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Cien años de fascismo médico

Free MarketsHealthLegal SystemInterventionism

09/22/2020Mises Daily Articles
La introducción del Obamacare fue sólo la evolución natural de muchas décadas de creciente control estatal de la industria de la salud.
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Competition in the Marketplace

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

07/20/2020Mises Daily Articles
In a totalitarian system, competition means courting the favor of those in power. In the market system, competition means sellers try to outdo one another by offering better or cheaper goods and services to the buyers.
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Cómo la Reserva Federal manda e infla

The FedFree MarketsInterventionism

02/14/2020Mises Daily Articles
El papel de los bancos comerciales en la creación de dinero queda más claro por el hecho de que la Reserva Federal está principalmente interesada en crear depósitos a la vista, en lugar de efectivo. Esto crea una mayor fundación en la que los bancos comerciales pueden piramidar una creación...
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