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Austrian Capital Theory and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

08/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
Austrian capital theory can go a long way in helping to explain why the apes featured in the film can be both highly-intelligent and hunter-gatherers.
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A Brief History of Progressivism

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

07/22/2014Mises Daily Articles
“Progressives” throughout history repeatedly show a fondness for social engineering and state control.
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Anarcocapitalistas contra Ayn Rand

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/16/2014Mises Daily Articles
La competencia genuina puede servir como el único «límite» real del poder del Estado.
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Anarcho-Capitalists Against Ayn Rand

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/16/2014Mises Daily Articles
Genuine competition can serve as the only real “limit” on state power.
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A College Degree Does Not Make You a Million Dollars

EducationU.S. Economy

04/11/2014Mises Daily Articles
The most hard-working and intelligent people tend to go to college, but it’s not the college degree that makes them successful.
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A Closer Look at Income Inequality

Global EconomyInterventionism

03/31/2014Mises Daily Articles
Income inequality has been called “the defining challenge of our time,” and it is generally made worse by government policies.
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Anti-Logic and the Keynesian “Stimulus”

Monetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

03/03/2014Mises Daily Articles
It isn't in the nature of government to cut back on any of its programs, projects, legislation, taxes, you fill in the blank.
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An End to Austerity?

02/27/2014Mises Daily Articles
Austerity to a politician means higher taxes on personal income and small businesses; never the sacred government trough. Keynesian stimulus does not work. The IMF-inspired austerian approach does not work. Real austerity means eliminating regulators and regulations, cutting taxes, and selling...
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A Conversation With Jeff Deist About the Austrian School

BiographiesEducationFree Markets

02/19/2014Mises Daily Articles
Once I understood the fundamental choice was between laissez-faire and statism, it was clear: there was no “third way.”
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A Free Market Approach to Insider Trading

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

01/14/2014Mises Daily Articles
If we seek to eliminate or regulate insider trading, we have only to allow free competition among stock markets and eliminate legal barriers to entry. Companies would choose what stock market to list with depending upon the behavior and rules of each. Consumers always win when there is competition.
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