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Never-Ending Government Lies About Markets

Big GovernmentThe FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/13/2009Mises Daily Articles
This comprehensive list of the Fed's functions gives the lie to the notion that there has been "too little regulation" of financial markets. Anyone who makes such an argument is either ignorant of the truth or is lying.
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Neither Brown Nor Red

Media and CultureWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

05/12/2009Mises Daily Articles
"The film brilliantly portrays how the Right prepares the way for the Left — in both the United States and Russia."
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New Ideas for Roads

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

04/15/2009Mises Daily Articles
"You libertarians are really nuts. … Why depend on the willy-nilly whims of some capitalist exploiter when the state is there to provide this wonderful service for free?"
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Nixon!

BiographiesMedia and CultureU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

01/14/2009Mises Daily Articles
The film strongly suggests that Nixon had something to do with the Kennedy assassination.
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Nazi Economic Policy

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/02/2009Mises Daily Articles
Paul Krugman, e.g., in The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 (Norton, 2008) says "there will have to be an assertion of more government control — in effect, it will come closer to a full temporary nationalization of a significant part of the financial system."
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Now It's Jobs

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionism

12/09/2008Mises Daily Articles
If we are really sincere about not wanting to repeat the 1930s, the political classes should do nothing but cut taxes and free the labor market — but otherwise do nothing to "help" the problem.
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Nonsense about Deflation

The FedMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

12/02/2008Mises Daily Articles
Inflation has always been, the most dangerous and destructive form of taxation.
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Not All News Is Bad

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

11/19/2008Mises Daily Articles
The Clinton years are a case in point. Spending rose very little. Warfare was curbed relative to the past and present. Deficits fell. The public sector shrank.
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Not Tax-Funded Aid to Myanmar

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/16/2008Mises Daily Articles
A free society includes the freedom to be unconcerned, insensitive, or stingy. If the forced looting of the taxpayers for foreign-aid payments has always been wrong, then — cyclone or no cyclone — it is just as wrong now.
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Not Just Survival; Not Just of the Fittest

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

04/04/2008Mises Daily Articles
Markets make more people fit rather than triggering a "dog eat dog" fight for survival. Private property prevents the law of the jungle rather than enabling it.
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