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States, Cartels, and the Anarcho-Capitalist Opposition

Free MarketsThe Police StateOther Schools of Thought

08/28/2014Mises Daily Articles
If, for good reason, we generally distrust the concentrated power wielded by coercive monopolies, we ought to avoid at all costs placing more power in the state, the ultimate embodiment of monopoly.
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Six Myths About Money and Inflation

The FedMoney and BanksInterventionism

08/21/2014Mises Daily Articles
The reality is that hyperinflation is caused by a loss of confidence in the money unit, which the monetary authorities may be incapable of preventing.
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Should We Build a McDonald’s on the Rim of the Grand Canyon?

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

07/25/2014Mises Daily Articles
Left alone, the market always allocates resources to the highest bidder i.e., to their most highly valued uses and through this process of investment and reinvestment, capital is accumulated and the marginal productivity of labor increases. Thus when the market remains free, wages and living...
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Shinzo Abe and the Three Magic Arrows

The FedGlobal EconomyInterventionism

06/28/2014Mises Daily Articles
Despite claims to the contrary, Japan’s economy is continuing to suffer mightily under the leadership of Prime Minister Abe Shinzo. Abe’s so-called “three arrows” of monetary stimulus, fiscal stimulus, and structural reform, have crippled the Japanese economy with higher taxes, inflation, and easy...
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Speaking Truth to Monetary Power

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

05/23/2014Mises Daily Articles
Until Ron Paul raised the issue at the national level, the Federal Reserve had been treated with lazy indifference.
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Should E-Cig Manufacturers Love the FDA?

The EntrepreneurHealthInterventionism

05/07/2014Mises Daily Articles
Some e-cig companies think new FDA regs are great. Smaller or less-established firms, however, may be less enthusiastic.
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Scarcity, Monopoly, and Intellectual Property

Monopoly and Competition

04/18/2014Mises Daily Articles
Law and rights do not depend on the dictates of the state. There is growing acceptance of Jeremy Bentham’s dictum that “property is entirely the creature of law.”
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Sweatshops: A Way Out of Poverty

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

03/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
Third world sweatshops benefit workers much the way factories in Great Britain and the US did during the Industrial Revolution.
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Sindicatos y libertad de asociación

Free MarketsInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

03/04/2014Mises Daily Articles
Los sindicatos y la negociación colectiva no son necesariamente ilegítimos. Los trabajadores que buscan otros acuerdos no son «free riders», sino que son víctimas del poder del monopolio sindical.
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Say’s Law and the Permanent Recession

Business CyclesMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

02/28/2014Mises Daily Articles
To this day, Keynesian economics has no answer to Say’s Law.
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