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The New Bureaucratic Man

HealthInterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

08/04/2018Mises Daily Articles
"Your doctor and nurse, no matter how nice today, will become the bureaucracy."
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The Economic Theory of the Firm

The EntrepreneurFree Markets

08/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Could there be firms without corporate law? The answer is obvious: firms exist and are an important part of modern markets today just as they existed and provided a vital function before the advent of modern legal systems.
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The Myth of Fed Independence

The FedInterventionism

07/25/2018Mises Daily Articles
The standard reply of the Fed and its partisans is that any such measures, however marginal, would encroach on the Fed's independence from politics.
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The European Miracle

Decentralization and SecessionFree MarketsLegal SystemWorld History

07/24/2018Mises Daily Articles
It was in Europe—and above all, America — that human beings first achieved per capita economic growth over a long period of time.
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The Fantasy Behind Marx's Historical Materialism

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
There is nowhere Marx is fuzzier or shakier than in the concept of historical materialism, the key to the inevitable dialectic of history.
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The Police State Abolishes the Trial

Legal SystemThe Police State

07/16/2018Mises Daily Articles
Thanks to plea bargains and endless lists of new laws, American prisons are filled with innocent people.
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The Enterprise of Customary Law

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

07/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
Our modern reliance on government to make law and establish order is not the historical norm.
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The Revolution of 1935

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryFiscal Theory

07/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Social Security was a revolution that shifted the responsibility for income maintenance from the private to the public sector.
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The Corruption of Union Leadership

Labor and Wages

06/27/2018Mises Daily Articles
Alongside the struc­ture of traditional unionism, there begins to grow in its shadow a murky pseudo-unionism of criminal behavior.
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The Trade Deficit: An Austrian Perspective

06/26/2018Mises Daily Articles
The trade deficit is often viewed with alarm, but it reflects an investment surplus. And that's not a bad thing.
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