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Bring Back the Bank Run!

Free MarketsMoney and BanksInterventionism

03/04/2009Mises Daily Articles
"Desocialize credit risk and let the bank runs take their toll."
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Behavioral Economics: At Odds with Freedom

Free MarketsMedia and CultureOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

02/12/2009Mises Daily Articles
Ubel mocks those who speak of a "nanny state"; but the real problem is not that the state officiously looks out for our best interests at the expense of our freedom. It is that the state exploits us.
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Bailing Out the Red Light District

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

02/11/2009Mises Daily Articles
Throwing money at Flynt and Francis — like bailing out the automakers and the big banks — stifles innovation and new technologies in order to keep outmoded business models in place at the expense of taxpayers.
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Banks Should Raise Prices in a Recession

The FedBusiness CyclesGold StandardMoney and Banking

02/06/2009Mises Daily Articles
Although the dollar is no longer tied to gold, that will not stop the dollar price of gold from exploding when more investors realize that no one, not even a sharp guy like Ben Bernanke, ought to hold the fate of the...
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Ben Bernanke's Blunders

01/28/2009Mises Daily Articles
The strangest thing about the ongoing financial crisis is that US Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has so far come out of it relatively unscathed.
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Breath of Fresh Air

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

01/06/2009Mises Daily Articles
"Fred Reed's Reprehensible Curmudgeonry" is a breath of fresh air.
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Ben Bernanke's Pretense of Knowledge

The FedFree MarketsInterventionism

12/06/2008Mises Daily Articles
Bernanke and company are making matters worse by endlessly inflating and bailing out dysfunctional firms. The result will be more unemployment, not less.
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Business Cycles, Not Our Fault

The FedBusiness CyclesInterventionism

11/21/2008Mises Daily Articles
Discovering the Austrian business cycle theory, then, is a revelation, because through it, you learn how the whole business traces to loose money and credit generated by the Fed.
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Breaking Barriers or Dividing Society?

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/06/2008Mises Daily Articles
As I've said many times, the real problem is not the person; it is the institution.
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