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Green Baptists Preach Salvation by Breaking Car Windows

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/22/2009Mises Daily Articles
This is green tyranny at its worst: waste, distortion, and violating liberty in the name of "saving the planet."
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Green Jobs?

Corporate WelfareThe EnvironmentInterventionism

04/22/2009Mises Daily Articles
Nothing is easier than to think of things that would require the performance of virtually unlimited labor in order to accomplish virtually zero result. Such is the nature of all job-creation programs.
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Greenspan's Bogus Defense

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsInterventionism

04/06/2009Mises Daily Articles
What a warped view of how the market economy works, to think that savings and foreign investment can cripple an economy.
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Generational Wealth: Hesiod versus Aristotle

BiographiesWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

01/08/2009Mises Daily Articles
It is imperative that we remain realistic in our assessment of human nature and not forget that the basic principles which produced our prosperity still govern human action."
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Going the Way of France (1790)

The FedGold StandardMonetary Theory

12/11/2008Mises Daily Articles
What is amazing about America circa 2008 is not the citizens' money illusion — history has seen that aplenty — but the utter lack of resistance to it.
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Government Intervention and Market Volatility

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionismValue and Exchange

12/01/2008Mises Daily Articles
Creating programs outside of the markets to try to support illiquid assets undermines the objective signals of markets in which value is measured by the market price.
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Guilty as Charged

The FedMonetary TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

11/07/2008Mises Daily Articles
Even zero inflation is too much when an economy is experiencing overall improvements in productivity. Sound policy in that case calls for deflation at minus the rate of productivity growth.
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Get Government Out of Coin Manufacture

Free MarketsInterventionismMoney and Banking

11/04/2008Mises Daily Articles
"Great Britain's private coins were more popular than official ones, and for good reason…"
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Good and Bad Credit

Booms and BustsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

10/16/2008Mises Daily Articles
We suggest that decades of reckless monetary policies by the Fed have severely depleted the pool of real savings.
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Gas Shortage: Irrational Herding or Economics?

Free MarketsInterventionism

10/08/2008Mises Daily Articles
Q : So what's the solution? A : Get out of the way. Let the market work.
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