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Jobs Overseas? Another Attempt to Explain

Production TheoryValue and Exchange

11/27/2003Mises Daily Articles
Jobs are not being shipped, and Americans are not somehow being stopped from making TVs, writes Lew Rockwell. TVs can still be made in the US. Everyone and anyone is free to invest the money, hire the workers (bidding them away from other pursuits), buy the parts, build the sets, and put them on...
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Job-Creation Schemes Don't Work

Taxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

11/03/2003Mises Daily Articles
Politicians believe that the size of the economy is fixed and they only have to decide how to divide it up, writes Richard Teather. Austrian economists, with their focus on the real world and human nature, know better; wealth does not just exist, it has to be created, and the disincentive effects...
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Judges vs. Private Property

Legal SystemPrivate Property

09/22/2003Mises Daily Articles
The judiciary's war on private property continues in Las Vegas. To borrow a line from Rush Limbaugh, the bad guys in the old west used to wear black hats, now they wear black robes.
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Jane Jacobs, The Anti-Planner

BiographiesPolitical Theory

06/20/2003Mises Daily Articles
In the works of Jacobs, the order present in a well-functioning urban area emerges as the result of human action but not human design. It arises from a myriad of individuals each pursuing their own interest and carrying out their own plans, within a framework of rules that encourages peaceful...
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Justice, Tobacco, and Retroactive Law

Big GovernmentLegal System

03/25/2003Mises Daily Articles
Like previous administrations in modern America, the Bush Administration has openly declared itself an enemy of the rule of law. If well-heeled corporations are unable to defend themselves from what essentially are illegal prosecutions, what chances will avail to the rest of us?
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Jefferson on American Liberty

06/27/2002Mises Daily Articles
Thomas Jefferson once asked the seminal question, "Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others?" Our founding documents were designed, in part by his hand, to answer that question for America.
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Juegos mentales

Media and Culture

01/14/2002Mises Daily Articles
Ludwig von Mises tenía razón al observar que «el gran genio creativo que se perpetúa en obras y hechos inmortales no distingue al trabajar el dolor del placer. Para tales hombres la creación es a la vez la mayor alegría y el más amargo tormento, una necesidad interior.»
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Jefferson's Philosopher

BiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

07/04/2001Mises Daily Articles
John Locke's great Second Treatise of Government was the decisive influence on the writing of the Declaration of Independence. Here are crucial excerpts.
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Jackboots in the Sunshine State

Big GovernmentPrivate Property

10/31/2000Mises Daily Articles
Officials of the state are storming into the backyards of thousands of homeowners and cutting down their trees, writes Gregory Bresiger.
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Judge Jackson's Bad Economics

Monopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

06/08/2000Mises Daily Articles
He is working with an outdated and unsound theory of how firms compete in the marketplace.
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