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World HistoryPolitical Theory

03/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
The term materialism has two entirely different connotations. The first connotation refers to values. The second connotation is ontological.
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Money and the State

Free MarketsLegal SystemInterventionismMoney and Banking

03/13/2012Mises Daily Articles
As a buyer or seller the state has to conform to the conditions of the market.
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Military Spending and Bastiat's "Unseen"

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

02/29/2012Mises Daily Articles
Every dollar spent on the military is a dollar not spent or invested in the civilian economy.
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Mankiw vs. Rothbard on Tax Reform

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

02/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
A Rothbardian perspective shows that even many of today's free-market economists concede too much to the government when discussing tax reform.
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Monopoly Dentistry

HealthMonopoly and Competition

02/20/2012Mises Daily Articles
As Mises showed, occupational licensing must lead to a decrease in supply, monopolistic conditions, and thus a lessening of competition.
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Minimum-Wage Rates

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/06/2012Mises Daily Articles
The market wage rate tends toward a height at which those eager to earn wages get jobs and those eager to employ workers can hire as many as they want.
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Misrepresenting Inequality

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
Advocates for ever-more redistribution rely on seriously incomplete and misleading measures.
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Mr. Rubenstein, You're No Adam Smith

Free MarketsInterventionism

01/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
The claim by "Adam Smith" that capitalism is what currently exists around the world is flatly mistaken.
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Money Makes the World Go Around

Global EconomyMonetary TheoryValue and Exchange

01/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
Austrians understand that state intervention in the monetary system is an abuse.
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MF Global's Fractional Reserves

Booms and BustsFinancial Markets

12/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
Has free banking turned MF Global into the eighth largest bankruptcy in history?
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