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Jefferson Contra Hamilton: Too Tame, Too Late

Big GovernmentBiographiesMoney and BanksU.S. HistoryMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

04/22/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Class interest led him almost always to the side of the smaller political unit against encroachment by the larger, because the greater the power of local self-government, as a rule, the better for the producer and the worse for the exploiter."
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Jukebox Economics

02/15/2010Mises Daily Articles
Jukebox economics is a suitable description of the notion that the economy can only be kept going if the government feeds it quarters. Otherwise something bad would happen. Then as the signs of contraction appear, the establishment immediately boasts that a well-timed cut in administered rates will...
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Jean Buridan y la teoría del dinero

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

01/01/2010Mises Daily Articles
El dinero entonces, para Buridan, es una mercancía del mercado, y el valor de ese dinero, al igual que en el caso de otras mercancías del mercado, «debe ser medido por la necesidad humana».
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Jean Buridan and the Theory of Money

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

01/01/2010Mises Daily Articles
Money then, for Buridan, is a market commodity, and the value of that money, just as in the case of other market commodities, "must be measured by human need."
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John Cassidy Fails in His Critique of Markets

Booms and BustsThe FedFree MarketsInterventionism

12/28/2009Mises Daily Articles
Although John Cassidy didn't realize it, his analysis underscored the role that government policies played in the recent financial disaster.
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Joseph, Secretary of Agriculture

Taxes and SpendingWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

10/02/2009Mises Daily Articles
Once the overseers of the Department of Agriculture got control of the farmers and the lands of America, there was no way of returning to the regime of private ownership; there was no inclination to, for the farmers were quite content to swap the hazards of their trade for the subsistence doled out...
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Junk Food, Taxes, and the Market Solution

Big GovernmentFree MarketsHealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

08/17/2009Mises Daily Articles
Public healthcare liberates people not from insecurity in terms of health services, but from responsibility for themselves.
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John Law and the Invention of Modern Finance

BiographiesBooms and BustsGlobal EconomyWorld History

07/17/2009Mises Daily Articles
Just as Keynesians and financial commentators bemoan the fact that people are reacting to the current downturn and stock market crash by saving instead of spending and investing, Law did all he could to keep investors from fleeing his crashing Mississippi Company shares and battered currency.
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Jaguar Inflation

The FedGold StandardInterventionismMonetary Theory

02/19/2009Mises Daily Articles
"Let's go back to using real money."
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James Watt: Monopolist

Legal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

01/17/2009Mises Daily Articles
Boulton and Watt's refusal to issue licenses allowing other engine makers to employ the separate-condenser principle clearly retarded the development and introduction of improvements.
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