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Indie Authors Shaking the Pillars of Publishing

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

09/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
As with the music industry in recent times, people no longer need large firms to get published.
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Is the Need for Stimulus "Undeniable"?

Other Schools of Thought

09/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
Keynes never provided a well-thought-out argument, much less real evidence, for showing why stimulus would work.
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Is Deleveraging Bad for the Economy?

Booms and Busts

08/15/2011Mises Daily Articles
People should live below their means during the recession.
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In Defense of Internet Anonymity

Free MarketsLegal SystemInterventionism

08/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
Private organizations can set their own policies and allow customers to decide for themselves whether they want the service on those terms. But something more than customer policy is happening with all the latest demands for real names; the state is pushing this.
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In Defense of the Shadow Scholar

EducationFree MarketsInterventionism

08/01/2011Mises Daily Articles
The ghostwriting black market is a slice of spontaneous order that has arisen from the need to circumvent the inefficiencies of the public-education system. The industry is so profitable that some even make it a full-time job.
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Ideas and the Culpability for Violence

Free MarketsThe Police State

07/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
Governments can perpetuate violence in war and against the civilian population every day, but when a private person does the same for political reasons, a struggle ensues to see which line of thinking will pay what price.
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Is There a Psychology of Liberty?

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/22/2011Mises Daily Articles
People who lack self-confidence aren't likely to support efforts to achieve a free society, or even to understand why a free society is a desirable goal.
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In Praise of Old Books

EducationFree Markets

07/21/2011Mises Daily Articles
There has never been a better time to be a student of scholarship in the long-lived liberal tradition.
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I the Person versus We the People

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/20/2011Mises Daily Articles
"Society" is an abstraction that arises from the massive interaction of individuals who function within a specific context.
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Is the Market a Test of Truth and Beauty?

Free Markets

07/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
Financial success in some broad or narrow market niche has no deeper philosophical significance; in itself, it is no further sign of excellence or virtue. Market success does not prove that the tastes catered to, the goods and services provided, or the providers themselves are admirable.
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