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Martin Van Buren: El Gladstone estadounidense

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

07/06/2018Mises Daily Articles
Martin Van Buren favoreció la paz, la libertad y la descentralización. Por lo tanto, la mayoría de los historiadores están predispuestos en su contra.

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Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

07/06/2018Mises Daily Articles
Martin Van Buren favored peace, freedom, and decentralization. Thus, most historians are biased against him.

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Must Free Trade Be Reciprocal?

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
Advocates of commercial treaties maintain that freedom of trade must be reciprocal. Whether they know it or not, they are protectionists in principle.

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Mercantilism as the Economic Side of Absolutism

World HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/26/2017Mises Daily Articles
Mercantilism was of necessity a system of state-building, of big government, of high taxes, and the aggrandizing of the nation-state.

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Messianic Communism in the Protestant Reformation

BiographiesWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

10/30/2017Mises Daily Articles
Some Reformers devoted themselves to the cause of communism as it had supposedly existed in the primitive Christian Church.

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Murray Rothbard and the Deflation Bogey

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsMonetary Theory

10/14/2017Mises Daily Articles
Contra the "experts," the economy really needs a strong bout of deflation to eradicate malinvestments and to permit the economy to have a real recovery.

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Mises Explains the Drug War

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesInterventionism

09/25/2017Mises Daily Articles
Mises contends, the fact that something is a vice is no reason for suppression by way of commercial prohibitions.

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Mercantilism: A Lesson for Our Times?

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

02/15/2017Mises Daily Articles
Inflation did not benefit the poor; wages lagged behind the rise in prices during inflations, especially behind agricultural prices.

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Michel Chevalier’s Case Against the Patent System

World HistoryMonopoly and CompetitionPrivate Property

04/17/2015Mises Daily Articles
Largely forgotten in the English-speaking world today, French laissez-faire economist Michel Chevalier was an early opponent of patents, which he dismissed as a type of monopoly and an obstacle to technological and intellectual progress.

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Middle Eastern Barriers to an Agile Marketplace

Global Economy

03/25/2015Mises Daily Articles
The Middle East once enjoyed unprecedented economic prosperity, but thanks to centuries of bureaucratic centralization and institutional barriers to free-market growth, the modern Middle East has long since fallen behind the West.

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