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Moderates, Extremists, and Liberty

Free MarketsInterventionism

09/22/2011Mises Daily Articles
Pundits today decry the decline in the number of moderate lawmakers. They call for compromise and label any attachment to the principle of self-ownership "extremism." In 1830, Frédéric Bastiat offered a dead-on discussion of the same problem in France.
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My Advice to Young People

Free Markets

09/12/2011Mises Daily Articles
When people hear the advice to save more, they typically think that they should stop going out to lunch, and instead bring a bologna sandwich to work or school. Although one obvious way to save more each month is to reduce frivolous expenditures, that's not the main thing I have in mind.
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Mises University Needs You

Austrian Economics Overview

08/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
Thousands of students have passed through. Our graduates are teaching in universities around the world, writing financial newsletters, cranking out books to explain how the world works, starting great new enterprises, and playing a key leadership role in the world of ideas.
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Mises the Man

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
His life was devoted to a search for truth, and he gladly shared his findings with any seeker of light.
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Malthus and the Assault on Population

BiographiesWorld History

08/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
The Malthusian fallacy created the common view that economics is cold, hardhearted, excessively rational, and opposed to the welfare of people.
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My Nobel Prize

Other Schools of Thought

07/07/2011Mises Daily Articles
The "knotty problems" Gold describes are just the failure of the theories of Keynes and Friedman to adequately explain the recession of 2008 and plot a proper course out of the downturn.
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McDonald's as the Paradigm of Progress

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

06/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
This great company keeps reinventing itself to serve the public: real people, not abstractions.
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Mises on Marginalism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsValue and Exchange

06/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
Mises explained how modern value theory shattered the analytical limitations that severely hampered the classical economists.
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Mises on Action

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

05/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
"Man is a social animal": thus Aristotle's famous dictum is often translated. Ludwig von Mises believed that man could not have acquired the ability to act had his forebears lived in complete isolation. And John Donne said, "No man is an island."
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Macro Confusion: Inflation, Commodities, and the Fed

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary TheoryPrices

05/12/2011Mises Daily Articles
The fact is that it is their money pumping that is driving both GDP growth and commodities prices — but not the real economy.
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