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Ideas, Free and Unfree: A Book Commentary

Free MarketsLegal System

03/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
This book helped me see the world more clearly and understand so much that had previously remained cloudy.
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Is the Tea Party's Revolution Serious?

EducationFree MarketsU.S. History

03/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
The problem with the tea partiers is that their version of history is not radical enough.
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Ireland's Dirt Economy

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyEntrepreneurship

03/17/2011Mises Daily Articles
Irish dirt is an actual product that people can and do buy.
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Ideas Can Overthrow Regimes

EducationFree Markets

03/10/2011Mises Daily Articles
These tell-tale signs of a dictatorship all reinforce Mises's observation: the regime can only last if it maintains the illusion that it is beneficial to the masses. Mere physical strength is not sufficient, because it is ultimately ideas that determine which way the soldiers and police point their...
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Inflation and the Value of Gold Explained

Gold StandardMoney and Banking

03/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
The rise in stock prices or any other good denominated in paper currency may not say much about the real value of your investments. You may have invested your money — in any venture — and be thinking that you are making a nice profit when in fact you are suffering huge losses.
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Inflation Is Here, and It Is Going to Get Worse

Business CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

02/24/2011Mises Daily Articles
The growth momentum of price indexes shows visible strengthening. Prepare for more.
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I Watch Westerns

BiographiesMedia and Culture

02/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
The characters are rugged individuals — ingenious in their ability to fend for themselves, under all manner of adverse conditions — and asking for help from nobody.
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Investors Finally Fear the Inflation Precipice

The FedBusiness CyclesFiscal Theory

02/10/2011Mises Daily Articles
If Bernanke has to choose between saving rich bankers or the dollar, I am confident he will choose the former. We have good reason to expect rising prices and no dramatic efforts to reverse course.
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Is Life without the State Always Chaos?

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

02/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
Removing the ability of a lone societal institution to arrogate to itself the right to pronounce law and to decide cases would result not in disorder but in a legal framework that more perfectly reflects the norms of society.
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I Don't Like Ike

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

01/31/2011Mises Daily Articles
The Cold War was an unprecedented form of peacetime socialism, designed to appeal to big business, and Eisenhower became its spokesman. Savvy libertarians knew exactly what was going on and supported Cold War opponent Robert Taft.
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