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Planned Chaos

The Police StateHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

12/04/2021Mises Daily Articles
In such proposals as let us raise farm prices, let us raise wage rates, let us lower profits, let us curtail the salaries of executives the "us" ultimately refers to the police.
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Por qué algunas personas son más pobres

U.S. EconomyEntrepreneurshipInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/22/2021Mises Daily Articles
La única forma permanente de curar la pobreza es aumentar la capacidad de ganancia y la productividad de los pobres.
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Por qué el Estado exige controlar el dinero

Booms and BustsFree MarketsMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

08/11/2021Mises Daily Articles
La pregunta que se le plantea al gobernante del Estado es: ¿Cómo puedo liberarme de dos limitaciones efectivas de mi poder: la resistencia fiscal en forma de caída de los ingresos fiscales y la necesidad de pedir préstamos y pagar intereses a los bancos?
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Por qué los bienes de capital son la clave del progreso económico

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPraxeologyProduction Theory

07/27/2021Mises Daily Articles
Los bienes de capital están disponibles gracias a la seguridad de los derechos de propiedad privada y a una clase de personas dispuestas a ahorrar e invertir. Sin esto, no puede haber grandes progresos en el nivel de vida. Pero todo esto lleva su tiempo.
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Prohibition's Repeal: What Made FDR Popular

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/18/2021Mises Daily Articles
As Mark Thornton has shown, the big legislative change that FDR made at the start of his presidency, the decision that affected every single American citizen from one coast to the other, was the repeal of the thirteen-year hell of Prohibition.
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Por qué las ideas dictan qué pensamos es en nuestro propio interés

Free MarketsWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

08/20/2020Mises Daily Articles
Son las ideas las que determinan lo que la gente considera sus intereses. Los hombres libres no actúan de acuerdo con sus intereses. Actúan de acuerdo con lo que creen que fomenta sus intereses.
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Pennsylvania's Anarchist Experiment: 1681–1690

Free MarketsThe Police StateU.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

02/21/2020Mises Daily Articles
"The reality must be faced that the new…colony of Pennsylvania lived for the greater part of four years in a de facto condition of individual anarchism, and seemed none the worse for the experience."
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Private Property

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPrivate PropertyProduction Theory

01/07/2020Mises Daily Articles
Private ownership of the means of production is the fundamental institution of the market economy. It is the institution the presence of which characterizes the market economy as such. Where it is absent, there is no question of a market economy.
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Price Fixing in Ancient Rome

Booms and BustsFree MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryInterventionism

10/03/2019Mises Daily Articles
State intervention and a crushing fiscal policy made the whole empire groan under the yoke; more than once, both poor men and rich prayed that the barbarians would deliver them from it.
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Por qué los planes del gobierno para arreglar las recesiones fracasan en última instancia

Business CyclesOther Schools of Thought

09/14/2019Mises Daily Articles
El error fundamental de los intervencionistas es que ignoran la escasez de bienes de capital.
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