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El experimento de descriminalización de la droga en Portugal ha sido un éxito

HealthThe Police StateInterventionism

07/10/2015Mises Daily Articles
Hace catorce años, cuando Portugal descriminalizó la mayoría de las drogas ilegales, los defensores de la guerra de la droga afirmaron que la medida llevaría a Portugal al caos. Hoy en día, Portugal tiene la segunda tasa de mortalidad por drogas ilegales más baja de Europa y no hay señales de caos...
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El mayor problema de Grecia es su cultura anticapitalista

Global EconomyInterventionismMoney and Banking

07/08/2015Mises Daily Articles
Al igual que Argentina y Venezuela, la economía de Grecia está plagada no sólo de problemas institucionales, sino de un anticapitalismo omnipresente que paraliza continuamente la capacidad de los griegos para crear riqueza y una economía sólida.
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Economic Automatons Emerge to Attack James Grant's The Forgotten Depression

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

06/09/2015Mises Daily Articles
It appears that even economists are now being replaced by machines. At least it seems that way given a recent paint-by-numbers attack from the New York Times on James Grant's new book The Forgotten Depression .
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Extorting Low-Income Individuals to Help "the Poor"

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

05/11/2015Mises Daily Articles
Many poverty relief laws and policies are premised on the assumption that only "the rich" will bear the costs. In fact, the incomes and well-being of many low-income individuals are taxed and diminished to benefit a nebulous group known as "the poor."
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El caso de Michel Chevalier contra el sistema de patentes

World HistoryMonopoly and CompetitionPrivate Property

04/17/2015Mises Daily Articles
Olvidado en gran medida en el mundo angloparlante de hoy, el economista laissez-faire francés Michel Chevalier fue uno de los primeros en oponerse a las patentes, a las que consideraba un tipo de monopolio y un obstáculo para el progreso tecnológico e intelectual.
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Employment Does Not Drive Economic Growth

Capital and Interest TheoryValue and Exchange

02/19/2015Mises Daily Articles
The Fed — and many economists everywhere — believe that giving more people jobs will drive more economic growth. But more employment is useless for economic growth if employed persons are not contributing to real wealth and capital accumulation.
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Europe Joins the QE Party

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

01/31/2015Mises Daily Articles
The European Central Bank is ramping up its easy-money policies in an effort to spur inflation, which it hopes will improve the economy. The wealthy and powerful will benefit from this, but most everyone else is in big trouble.
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El gran engaño de Acción de Gracias

Free MarketsU.S. History

11/27/2014Mises Daily Articles
En los primeros años, los peregrinos de la colonia de Plymouth adoptaron una forma de socialismo del siglo XVII y casi murieron de hambre. Tenían poco que agradecer hasta que renunciaron a los sueños de utopía y recurrieron a los mercados en su lugar.
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Economic Isolationism in The Walking Dead

Media and Culture

09/30/2014Mises Daily Articles
When dealing with people in a potentially hostile environment (such as a zombie apocalypse) how do we decide if we should trade with strangers or kill them? It turns out time preference and the division of labor has a lot to do with it.
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Employer-Provided Health Care Is Not a Religious Issue

Free MarketsHealthPrivate Property

07/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
The fact that opponents of private property rights have managed to frame the debate over health-care mandates as some sort of religious issue is one of the great public relations coups of our time. Note below, for example, the top of a full page ad in the New York Times taken...
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