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Nelson Mandela and Volunteerism

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

07/21/2011Mises Daily Articles
Can we please stop putting down paid work? Unpaid work lacks the feedback of market prices.
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Ni las guerras ni los líderes fueron grandes

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

03/29/2011Mises Daily Articles
Desde el siglo XVIII hasta nuestros días, la tradición liberal se ha mantenido firme contra la guerra, basándose tanto en los principios como en la realidad de cómo y por qué empiezan las guerras, y también en el malvado daño que causan a la sociedad. Las excusas para las guerras enmascaran la...
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No Treason, no. 1

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

03/22/2011Mises Daily Articles
Before the civil war, there were some grounds for saying that, at least in theory, our government was a free one — that it rested on consent.
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Networks and the Digital Revolution: Economic Myths and Realities

EducationThe EntrepreneurFree MarketsLegal System

12/17/2010Mises Daily Articles
The economy is now a networked economy. Some people even say that in this networked world centralized managerial hierarchies are obsolete; in the future, they will be replaced by decentralized, disaggregated, peer-to-peer communities.
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Natural Law and Property Rights With Or Without a God

11/01/2010Mises Daily Articles
Not only were the physiocrats generally consistent advocates of laissez-faire, but they also supported the operation of a free market and the natural rights of person and property. John Locke and the Levellers in England had transformed the rather vague and holistic notions of natural law...
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Nullification: What You'll Never Learn in School

EducationFree MarketsLegal SystemU.S. History

10/29/2010Mises Daily Articles
The trouble with nullification is not that it is too "extreme," as the enforcers of opinion would say, but that it is too timid. But it gets people thinking in terms of resistance, which has to be a good thing, and it defies the unexamined premise of the entire political spectrum.
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Nobel Committee in Search of Economists

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

10/14/2010Mises Daily Articles
Even though these economists — especially Diamond — are very smart and productive, they and their colleagues have hardly helped the plight of the unemployed, as we stumble ever deeper into depression.
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Never Accept an Interventionist Premise

EducationTaxes and SpendingInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/11/2010Mises Daily Articles
Caplan could just as easily have written, "An optimal solution to education would actually involve gang members randomly beating up college freshmen." I am not exaggerating. Caplan's statement is literally equivalent to my own suggestion.
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Nonsense on the Deficit Question

The FedFinancial MarketsU.S. EconomyMonetary Theory

08/02/2010Mises Daily Articles
It doesn't make the country richer when politicians spend money they don't have.
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Not Exactly Sweet Reason

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareU.S. EconomyInterventionism

07/30/2010Mises Daily Articles
The United States imposes import quotas that substantially raise domestic sugar prices, harming domestic consumers to benefit politically powerful domestic sugar producers.
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