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Nozick v. The State

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/25/2002Mises Daily Articles
Robert Nozick writes, "The fundamental question of political philosophy, one that precedes questions about how the state should be organized, is whether there should be any state at all. Why not have anarchy?" Why not, indeed? James Ostrowski reflects on the recent death of philosopher Robert...
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No Tears for Argentina

Big GovernmentBooms and BustsCorporate WelfareFinancial MarketsInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

01/09/2002Mises Daily Articles
In its original meaning, "crisis" signifies a turning point that can either lead to improvement and recovery or to more severe deterioration. In the case of Argentina, with the future of the Argentinean people in mind, one must hope for the abandonment of its interventionist economic system, with...
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Not Just a High

Big GovernmentFree MarketsHealthLegal SystemInterventionism

08/23/2001Mises Daily Articles
Alan Bock's book, Waiting to Inhale , gives readers an inside look at the forces behind the movement to give medical patients access to the legal use of marijuana.
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Norman, Strong, and Greenspan

08/09/2001Mises Daily Articles
In the '20s and '90s, powerful bankers turned to the printing press for answers. Sean Corrigan explains why that never works.
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Needed: Spending Cuts

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

04/04/2001Mises Daily Articles
Tax cuts are great, but there is a missing element in Bush's budget: any attempt to cut outlays. New spending must be paid for somehow, someday, writes Frank Shostak.
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Nike Is Right

Media and Culture

03/14/2001Mises Daily Articles
The company is right to refuse a customer who wanted to use its products to advertise bad economic theory. William Stepp also explains why Nike ought to keep its "sweatshops" open.
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Now the Bad News

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

12/13/2000Mises Daily Articles
Even under the new regime, fundamental economic freedoms will continue to be at risk, concludes Mark Brandly in his dissection of the Bush campaign manifesto.
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News From Mont Pelerin

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

11/29/2000Mises Daily Articles
Four hundred freedom-minded intellectuals gathered at the most recent meeting in Santiago, Jon Basil Utley reports.
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National Treasures

Taxes and SpendingCapital and Interest TheoryProduction Theory

10/18/2000Mises Daily Articles
As usual, the rich are taking a beating this election season. But Lew Rockwell argues that they are the foundation of prosperity and a most precious asset.
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No Winners in Politics

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

08/23/2000Mises Daily Articles
Once we accept that government has a legitimate role in divvying out economic favors among its citizens, on what basis do we make moral distinctions among competing demands?
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