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Britain's Stern Review on Global Warming: It Could Be Environmentalism's Swan Song

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentU.S. Economy

11/06/2006Mises Daily Articles
Forcibly curtailing the use of carbon-based technology cuts the ground from beneath the development of future low-carbon technology. It aborts the development of the necessary industrial base. Environmentalism thus stands a very strong chance of ultimately reverting to the more traditional...
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Boom Madness

Booms and BustsInterventionism

10/03/2006Mises Daily Articles
Evidently, it was only after extensive knowledge was gained while training to be a mortgage loan officer and studying for a real estate sales license that the now former hairdresser realized borrowing 100 per cent of the sales price to buy real estate that generated a $5,000-plus negative cash flow...
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Books for Back to School: Because Liberty Never Sleeps: The Top 10 Top Ten Libertarian Books You Have Never Heard Of

09/25/2006Mises Daily Articles
1. The Right and Wrong of Compulsion by the State , Auberon Herbert I first found this little gem of a book in a corner of the Ward Library at the Mises Institute during my first journey to Auburn for the Mises University so many years ago. It...
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Bring Back Fiscal Corruption

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionism

08/10/2006Mises Daily Articles
The Fed is there to print all the money the federal government will need. There is no limit on its power to do so. We aren't taxed. For that reason, people are not scandalized by the numbers or the corruption. We don't even call it that. There is nothing about the numbers that seems real.
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Benjamin Franklin Was All Wet on Economics

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

08/01/2006Mises Daily Articles
Further, the idea that the quantity of money is important to trade is incorrect. The market does not desire a certain quantity of money.
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Bureaucracy and the Civil Service in the United States

06/09/2006Mises Daily Articles
Murray Rothbard writes in defense of the spoils system. It's the one protection we have against bureaucratic dictatorship.
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Block Puts His Opponents on the Hot Seat

05/03/2006Mises Daily Articles
This is the foreword to a forthcoming collection of Critical Essays of Walter Block’s, assembled by Glavan Bogdan of Libertas Publishers in Bucharest, Romania. Murray Rothbard, in his life, was known as Mr. Libertarian. We can make a solid case that the title now belongs to...
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Bernanke's Yield Curve Confusions

03/28/2006Mises Daily Articles
Frank Shostak says that the flattening or near inversion of the yield curve is an indication of a tighter Fed stance that is likely to undermine various activities that were began under a previously easy monetary policy.
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Binary Economics: Paradigm Shift Or Cluster of Errors?

03/18/2006Mises Daily Articles
Binary economics is a theory of economic growth that places emphasis upon the distribution of capital, writes Timothy Terrell.
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Bastiat's Legacy in Economics

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

02/17/2006Mises Daily Articles
J.G. Hülsmann argues that Claude Frédéric Bastiat (1801 — 1850) is one of the greatest economists ever. He was a significant theoretician whose discoveries have had a lasting importance.
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