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Internet Fascism and the Surveillance State

The Police StateOther Schools of Thought

07/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
The actions of US companies that have cooperated in the NSA’s mass surveillance operations calls into question the “private” status of these companies.
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In the Shadow of Dr. Lueger

07/08/2013Mises Daily Articles
Once upon a time, before Hitler, Stalin, FDR, Juan Peron, and even before Mussolini and Lenin came on the world scene, there lived a man named Dr. Karl Lueger (1844–1910), who was protector of the common man a proponent of social justice, and the mayor of Vienna from 1897 to 1910. Not simply just a...
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Institutionalizing Ignorance

EducationInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/03/2013Mises Daily Articles
By filling up the free time of children with repetitive tasks of little educational value, students were transformed into thoughtless followers of the Brahmin.
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Is Japan Heading for Another Lost Decade?

Global EconomyBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

06/12/2013Mises Daily Articles
How in the world could anyone call Japan's policy a non-aggressive loose monetary stance?
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Is “Austerity” Responsible for the Crisis in Europe?

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/11/2013Mises Daily Articles
If we define austerity more properly as a reduction in the size of government, then it cannot be held responsible for the crisis in Europe, because it was never tried.
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Is Pot too Potent to Legalize?

Free MarketsInterventionism

04/30/2013Mises Daily Articles
Prohibition encourages suppliers to concentrate the product to make it smaller and thus more potent. In this manner you get “more bang for the buck.”
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In Defense of Non-Aggression

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

04/24/2013Mises Daily Articles
Supporters of the principle need not worry.The objections don’t hold up.
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In Praise of TV's Pawn Stars

Free MarketsMedia and CultureEntrepreneurship

01/02/2013Mises Daily Articles
History Channel's Pawn Stars is a capitalistic feast for the free market junkie.
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Is Secession a Right?

Free MarketsLegal SystemU.S. HistoryInterventionism

12/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
The right of secession follows at once from the basic rights defended by classical liberalism, beginning with the principle of self-ownership.
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Interventionism

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/26/2012Mises Daily Articles
What we have in mind when we talk about interventionism is the government's desire to do more than prevent assaults and fraud.
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