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Starvation and Military Keynesianism: Lessons from Nazi Germany

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

12/16/2013Mises Daily Articles
The myth endures that after Hitler inherited a country ravaged by the Great Depression in 1933, his aggressive policies turned the nation around and created an economic powerhouse. But the truth is something far different. It became a story of rationing, shortages, and misery in the Third Reich.
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Social Security: The Most Successful Ponzi Scheme in History

Big GovernmentInterventionism

11/22/2013Mises Daily Articles
An average-earning male retires in 2010 and gets $277,000 in lifetime benefits, $23,000 less than his lifetime taxes.
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Science is More than Mathematics

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

09/16/2013Mises Daily Articles
Mainstream economics remains wedded to using data as an end in itself, such that the availability of data alone often determines the extent of economic inquiry.
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State Splendor and Public Poverty: From Rome to Washington

Other Schools of Thought

07/16/2013Mises Daily Articles
I imagined an ancient Keynesius etching a formula like C+I+G+X=Y in stone.
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Social Security: The New Deal’s Fiscal Ponzi

U.S. HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/10/2013Mises Daily Articles
Social insurance co-opts all potential sources of political opposition, making it inherently a fiscal doomsday machine.
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Stable Prices, Unstable Markets

The FedBusiness CyclesInterventionism

05/14/2013Mises Daily Articles
Fed policy makers are telling us that they have to stabilize the price level in order to allow the efficient functioning of the market: a contradiction in terms.
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Stopping the Keynesian Death March

Free MarketsMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

03/27/2013Mises Daily Articles
Henniger writes, "No president has believed more in the miracle of the multiplier than Barack Obama."
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Should Bernanke Park the Helicopter?

The FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

03/19/2013Mises Daily Articles
Needless to say, those who benefit from bubble activities are not going to like this, since the diversion of real wealth to them from wealth generators will slow down or cease all together. A fall in economic activity in this case would in fact be the demise of various bubble activities.
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Secession: A Specifically American Principle

Free MarketsLegal SystemWorld History

01/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
Why the American "Revolution" would be more accurately called the American Secession.
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Scandalous Regulators

Free MarketsBusiness CyclesInterventionism

12/11/2012Mises Daily Articles
While business scandals often lead to calls for more regulation, in so many recent scandals, regulators have been among the chief culprits.
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