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Move Over, Obamacare. Here Comes Obamaschool

EducationInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/30/2013Mises Daily Articles
Obamacare began because of a crisis in medical care. Obamaschool is coming for similar reasons.
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Monopoly Through Austrian Lenses

Free MarketsInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

06/28/2013Mises Daily Articles
A recent 60 Minutes piece cut into an extremely urgent problem of our day: expensive sunglasses.
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Milton Friedman: Freshwater Keynesian

Booms and BustsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

06/27/2013Mises Daily Articles
At the end of the day, Friedman jettisoned the gold standard for a remarkably statist reason.
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Martial Law vs. Market Law: Reflections on Boston

Free MarketsThe Police StateMonopoly and Competition

05/22/2013Mises Daily Articles
If law enforcement were to be governed by contractual principles, no one would need to fear that they were letting bulls into a china shop.
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Man, Economy, and Seoul

World HistoryEntrepreneurship

04/11/2013Mises Daily Articles
While walking Seoul’s Teheran Road, one gets the impression that this is the place to be. Like New York in happier times, Seoul is a capital magnet.
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Mrs. Thatcher's Poll Tax

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

04/10/2013Mises Daily Articles
Whereas in the US, conservative economists tend to hail proportionate taxation as ideal, the Thatcherites have apparently understood the fallacy of this position.
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Mises's Revolutionary Theory of Money

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

03/12/2013Mises Daily Articles
The publication of Ludwig von Mises’s Theorie des Geldes und der Umlaufsmittel in 1912 marks a turning point in the history of economics, and of the Austrian School in particular. Mises contributed a great many original and penetrating arguments, each of which he articulated at its proper...
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Monetary Origins of the Poker Bubble

Free MarketsBusiness CyclesInterventionism

02/20/2013Mises Daily Articles
The ultimate responsibility for the poker boom lay with the Federal Reserve.
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Marx as Utopian

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/08/2012Mises Daily Articles
Marx not only sought a future society that would put an end to history: he claimed to have found the path toward that utopia.
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Malinvestment and Regime Uncertainty

Booms and BustsThe FedMonetary Theory

10/29/2012Mises Daily Articles
Robert Higgs's concept of <em>regime uncertainty</em> has caught on with businessmen and the press.
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