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Video Games and Violence

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

08/10/2009Mises Daily Articles
For even if it is shown that violent video games lead to more crime, the case for government intervention is complicated by measurement issues, concerns over personal liberty and personal privacy, and the tendency for regulation to lead to ever more regulation.
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Voters Hate Socialism Except When They Love It

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

03/03/2009Mises Daily Articles
No one wanted to hear the message that voting by itself produces nothing, and that force by itself wastes resources and "produces" less and less.
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Value and Stock Market Declines

The FedInterventionismValue and Exchange

10/22/2008Mises Daily Articles
The consequences of inflation, higher taxes, and more regulation that result from government bailout plans, however, are sure to make losers of us all.
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Votes of Idiots

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

07/08/2008Mises Daily Articles
H.L. Mencken once described democracy as "simply a battle of charlatans for the votes of idiots."
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Valuation Without Calculation

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPrices

04/05/2008Mises Daily Articles
Acting man transfers the valuation of ends he aims at to the means.
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V.I. Bernanke

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionism

04/01/2008Mises Daily Articles
Count me out of the Bernanke revolution.
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Víctimas en juicio: la actividad cotidiana de las cortes

Legal System

12/17/2007Mises Daily Articles
No toleraremos el robo en esta ciudad, a menos que lo haga el juez al amparo de la ley.
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Victims on Trial: The Everyday Business of Courts

Legal System

12/17/2007Mises Daily Articles
We will not tolerate theft in this town, unless it is done by the judge under the cover of the law.
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Vouchers: Another Income Redistribution Scheme

Big GovernmentEducationTaxes and Spending

02/03/2005Mises Daily Articles
Considering the state of public education, aren't vouchers a step in the right direction? Laurence Vance says no: vouchers will make the present system worse.
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Vouchers: Another Central Plan

EducationTaxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

12/23/2003Mises Daily Articles
Laurence Vance offers a critique of John Merrifield's school voucher proposal. If the public school system were abolished, or even rendered irrelevant, what would be the point in collecting tax money from all citizens and redistributing it to those who have school-age children? How is this any...
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