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Nazi Economic Policy

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/02/2009Mises Daily Articles
Paul Krugman, e.g., in The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 (Norton, 2008) says "there will have to be an assertion of more government control — in effect, it will come closer to a full temporary nationalization of a significant part of the financial system."
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Now It's Jobs

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionism

12/09/2008Mises Daily Articles
If we are really sincere about not wanting to repeat the 1930s, the political classes should do nothing but cut taxes and free the labor market — but otherwise do nothing to "help" the problem.
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Nonsense about Deflation

The FedMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

12/02/2008Mises Daily Articles
Inflation has always been, the most dangerous and destructive form of taxation.
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Not All News Is Bad

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

11/19/2008Mises Daily Articles
The Clinton years are a case in point. Spending rose very little. Warfare was curbed relative to the past and present. Deficits fell. The public sector shrank.
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Not Tax-Funded Aid to Myanmar

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/16/2008Mises Daily Articles
A free society includes the freedom to be unconcerned, insensitive, or stingy. If the forced looting of the taxpayers for foreign-aid payments has always been wrong, then — cyclone or no cyclone — it is just as wrong now.
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Not Just Survival; Not Just of the Fittest

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

04/04/2008Mises Daily Articles
Markets make more people fit rather than triggering a "dog eat dog" fight for survival. Private property prevents the law of the jungle rather than enabling it.
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Nationalism and Socialism

Global EconomyWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

03/05/2008Mises Daily Articles
It is impossible to be rich in the midst of poverty, because wealth consists in the possibility of making exchanges.
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NASCAR and the Foreclosure Express

Booms and BustsFree MarketsEntrepreneurship

03/03/2008Mises Daily Articles
NASCAR exemplifies these stagflationary times.
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National Review and the Triumph of the New Right

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

11/29/2007Mises Daily Articles
We all assumed that there were two poles: a 'left' pole of Communism, socialism, and total government; and a 'right' pole of libertarianism and individualist anarchism.
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Norman Podhoretz's Second Life

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of Thought

10/03/2007Mises Daily Articles
Of course Podhoretz's argument is wrong: it does not follow from the instability of a government that a successor regime can be easily established.
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