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Economic Warfare

Free Markets

04/25/2018Mises Daily Articles
Pundits use the language of war and strife to depict economic relationships, but economics addresses mutual benefit, or positive-sum games.

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El pensamiento monetario de Rothbard

Money and BanksMonetary Theory

04/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
Un ignorado volumen ensayos se ocupa del pensamiento monetario de Rothbard. Martin Stefunko lo considera irregular, pero valioso.

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El ahorrador como votante

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/20/2017Mises Daily Articles
Millones sufren porque sus gobiernos obstruyen el ahorro interno y la formación de capital y mantienen fuera el capital extranjero.

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El mercado de los productos literarios

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and Culture

11/23/2017Mises Daily Articles
El capitalismo es esencialmente un sistema de producción en masa para la satisfacción de las necesidades de las masas. La literatura es solo un ejemplo.

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Economic Automatons Emerge to Attack James Grant's The Forgotten Depression

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

06/09/2015Mises Daily Articles
It appears that even economists are now being replaced by machines. At least it seems that way given a recent paint-by-numbers attack from the New York Times on James Grant's new book The Forgotten Depression .

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Extorting Low-Income Individuals to Help "the Poor"

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

05/11/2015Mises Daily Articles
Many poverty relief laws and policies are premised on the assumption that only "the rich" will bear the costs. In fact, the incomes and well-being of many low-income individuals are taxed and diminished to benefit a nebulous group known as "the poor."

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Employment Does Not Drive Economic Growth

Capital and Interest TheoryValue and Exchange

02/19/2015Mises Daily Articles
The Fed — and many economists everywhere — believe that giving more people jobs will drive more economic growth. But more employment is useless for economic growth if employed persons are not contributing to real wealth and capital accumulation.

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Europe Joins the QE Party

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

01/31/2015Mises Daily Articles
The European Central Bank is ramping up its easy-money policies in an effort to spur inflation, which it hopes will improve the economy. The wealthy and powerful will benefit from this, but most everyone else is in big trouble.

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El gran engaño de Acción de Gracias

Free MarketsU.S. History

11/27/2014Mises Daily Articles
En los primeros años, los peregrinos de la colonia de Plymouth adoptaron una forma de socialismo del siglo XVII y casi murieron de hambre. Tenían poco que agradecer hasta que renunciaron a los sueños de utopía y recurrieron a los mercados en su lugar.

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Economic Isolationism in The Walking Dead

Media and Culture

09/30/2014Mises Daily Articles
When dealing with people in a potentially hostile environment (such as a zombie apocalypse) how do we decide if we should trade with strangers or kill them? It turns out time preference and the division of labor has a lot to do with it.

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