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Being an Austrian Is Easier Than Ever

The FedU.S. History

12/17/2013Mises Daily Articles
Real, lasting change comes only with education and with the intellectual movements behind them, and with a revolution in ideas. It’s up to us and the scholarship of the Austrian School to show the nature of central banks and state-dominated economies, and how it would work without them. Help...
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Big Business, War, and Rothbard’s Class Analysis

Corporate WelfareMoney and BanksWar and Foreign Policy

09/05/2013Mises Daily Articles
The biggest capitalists, those “economic royalists” of Wall Street, have been the deadliest enemies of true capitalism.
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Bootleggers and Baptists on the Beach

Free MarketsInterventionism

08/05/2013Mises Daily Articles
Not surprisingly, the city government of Delray Beach is apparently doing everything it can to drive these young entrepreneurs out of business.
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Bernanke: A Tenure of Failure

The FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/31/2013Mises Daily Articles
If banks and other financial institutions should not be too big to fail, neither should the Fed.
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Bitcoin: Money of the Future or Old-Fashioned Bubble?

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

04/09/2013Mises Daily Articles
There is no doubt that bitcoin is a spontaneous answer to the monetary instability that we see all around us today.
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Bernanke: The Good Engineer?

The Fed

03/21/2013Mises Daily Articles
Bernanke, like the famous engineer Casey Jones, is often held up as a popular hero. However, Jones was the engineer of a major train wreck, which was due to his errors in judgment and his own overconfidence. Bernanke's current monetary policy is a train wreck waiting to happen.
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Banking and Created Money

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

03/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
A rate of interest is established in the loan market which corresponds to a longer period of production; and so, although it is inadmissible and impracticable from an overall point of view, a lengthening of the period of production becomes at first profitable. But there cannot be the slightest...
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Banking and the State

World HistoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

02/01/2013Mises Daily Articles
Once a fiat money system has been put in place, banks and bankers have joined the vast criminal enterprise that is the state.
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Bernanke Loosens Up

The FedFree MarketsFiscal Theory

12/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
Bernanke's recent drastically inflationary move is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of how wealth is created and can only make things worse.
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Bad Advice for the Greeks

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

10/15/2012Mises Daily Articles
Roger Bootle's advice for Greece stems from a misunderstanding of basic economics in which he views symptoms as causes.
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