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Competing Currencies in Somalia

Global EconomyInterventionismMonetary Theory

08/01/2013Mises Daily Articles
A real-life example of concurrent currencies circulating absent any legal restrictions would contain some heuristic value. The real-life example is Somalia.
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Civilization Means Privacy

Free MarketsThe Police State

07/22/2013Mises Daily Articles
Ayn Rand put things best: "Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy."
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Capital Requirements Won’t Save Us

Booms and BustsThe FedGlobal Economy

07/18/2013Mises Daily Articles
The introduction of new tighter capital requirements by banks cannot make them more solvent in the present monetary system.
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Can Bernanke Brake Without Derailing?

The FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

07/01/2013Mises Daily Articles
Will "tapering" trigger a "taper tantrum" in the market?
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Cómo desocializar y cómo no

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

06/24/2013Mises Daily Articles
En un sentido profundo, deshacerse del Estado socialista requiere que el Estado realice un último, rápido y glorioso acto de autoinmolación, después del cual desaparecerá de la escena.
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Come Back to Gold

Big GovernmentFree MarketsGold Standard

04/25/2013Mises Daily Articles
Every nation, whether rich or poor, powerful or feeble, can at any hour once again adopt the gold standard.
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Cyprus and the Unraveling of Fractional-Reserve Banking

Global EconomyBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

03/28/2013Mises Daily Articles
A few more banking crises will likely cause confidence in the fractional-reserve banking system to evaporate.
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Cycles and Relative Prices

Free MarketsBusiness CyclesInterventionism

01/09/2013Mises Daily Articles
The Austrian theory rests on changes in relative prices that cause resources to be allocated in ultimately unsustainable ways.
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Child Safety and State Failure

Free MarketsInterventionism

12/17/2012Mises Daily Articles
The precious children lost at Sandy Hook were victims, not only of an individual monster, but of a collective monster: the State.
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