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By Compensating Slave Owners, Great Britain Negotiated a Peaceful End to Slavery

DemocracyLawProperty RightsWorld History

09/15/2022Mises Media
By compensating slave owners for the abolition of slavery, Great Britain ended the scourge of chattel slavery long before it was ended in the Americas.
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Insatiable Government

Big GovernmentBooms and BustsInterventionism

09/15/2022Mises Daily Articles
The radicals are for anything that tends directly or indirectly to get the government into business, for that leads to state ownership of the means of production.
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Throwing the Fed's Machinery in Reverse: Fed Interest Rate Policies Continue to Damage the Economy

Booms and BustsCentral BanksThe FedInflationU.S. Economy

09/14/2022Mises Media
The Fed’s tampering with market signals undermines the process of wealth generation, thereby exerting an upward pressure on the time preference interest rate and the market interest rate.
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The False Benefit of Less Land Use for Agriculture

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationFree Markets

09/14/2022Mises Media
Even as population has grown, increasing the intensive margin for agriculture has led to increased food production. This may not necessarily be a good thing.
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Promoting Natural Rights Instead of Conservatism: Looking at Rothbard and Jaffa

DemocracyPhilosophyU.S. History

09/13/2022Mises Media
Both Murray Rothbard and Harry Jaffa began as men of the Right. However, Rothbard turned toward the view that individuals possess rights outside of the state; Jaffa turned toward conservatism.
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Looking at the Economic Myth of the "Soft Landing"

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationPrice ControlsU.S. Economy

09/13/2022Mises Media
Paul Krugman recently argued that the Federal Reserve can engineer a "soft landing" for the economy as it tries to deal with inflation. Such a view ignores economic realities.
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Sobre el relativismo ético de Mises

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

09/13/2022Mises Daily Articles
Lo que ha ocurrido aquí, y en otros lugares, es que Mises se ha desviado de su gran terreno de juego, la praxeología, y se ha adentrado en la ética, donde está, según Rothbard, trágicamente equivocado.
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On Mises's Ethical Relativism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

09/13/2022Mises Daily Articles
What has happened here, and elsewhere, is that Mises has strayed off his great stomping ground, praxeology, and into ethics, where he is, Rothbard believes, tragically wrong.
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Everything You Love You Owe to Capitalism

Economic PolicyFree MarketsLawSocialism

09/12/2022Mises Media
While capitalism gives rise to prosperity and freedom, the state thrives on an economically ignorant public.
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Epistemological Relativism in the Sciences of Human Action

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

09/12/2022Mises Daily Articles
"In order to succeed, human action must comply not only with what are called the laws of nature, but also with specific laws of human action."
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