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Differences Don’t Necessarily Equal Discrimination

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

04/30/2014Mises Daily Articles
To blame every income discrepancy on dTo blame every income discrepancy on discrimination leads to very odd conclusions.iscrimination leads to very odd conclusions.
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Deflating the Deflation Myth

The FedBusiness Cycles

04/02/2014Mises Daily Articles
Deflation serves as the theoretical justification of every inflationary action taken by the Federal Reserve and central banks around the world.
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Democracy and Government Spending: Extend and Pretend

Big GovernmentOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

02/18/2014Mises Daily Articles
One of the delusions oOne of the delusions of any democratic government is the “other guy will pay” syndrome.f any democratic government is the “other guy will pay” syndrome.
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David Brooks, The Whigs, and Corporate Welfare

Corporate WelfareU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

02/06/2014Mises Daily Articles
The NYT gets it wrong again. We are told the Whigs, the original crony capitalists, were the voice of the common man against a tyrannical government. Hogwash.
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David Stockman on his Book and the Bailouts

Corporate WelfareThe FedU.S. EconomyMonetary Theory

09/06/2013Mises Daily Articles
The Fed decides, through a Politburo of planners sitting in Washington, how much liquidity is necessary and what the interest rate should be.
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Declare Detroit a Free City

Free MarketsInterventionism

07/26/2013Mises Daily Articles
All that Detroit really needs is economic freedom and secure property rights. Give Detroit its freedom from all manner of government, including the federal government.
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Don’t Fall for “Free”

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

07/05/2013Mises Daily Articles
Pelosi urged people to quit their jobs and pursue their passions because health care would now be <em>free</em>.
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Drowning in a Liquidity Trap?

Money and BanksFiscal TheoryInterventionism

05/24/2013Mises Daily Articles
Bruce Bartlett recently lamented that we need more Keynesian medicine to fix the US economy.
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Deck the Halls with Macro Follies

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

12/24/2012Mises Daily Articles
Christmas caroling with Hayek, Keynes, Say, and Malthus.
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Dearness vs. Cheapness

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsValue and Exchange

11/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
If you wish to prosper, allow your customers to thrive. This is a lesson you have been very long in learning.
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