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Freedom and Economic Growth in the Poorest Countries

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

09/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
There can be no doubt: even a little bit of freedom lifts people up, even the poorest countries.
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Fiat Money: The Root Cause of Our Financial Disaster

InterventionismMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

09/01/2011Mises Daily Articles
Unemployment, stagnant growth, and financial market convulsions can all be traced to a single decision.
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Finding the Birthplace of Ludwig von Mises

Biographies

09/01/2011Mises Daily Articles
Ludwig von Mises was born in Lviv, but the specific place of his birth remained unknown.
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Forsaking Society for the State?

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

08/24/2011Mises Daily Articles
The wall separating state and society is crumbling. Or, rather, the state is taking a jackhammer to it.
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First in Line for New Money

The FedMoney and Banking

08/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
Increases in money aren't sprinkled from the sky or distributed randomly throughout the population. They occur through the commercial banking system and the Federal Reserve. Those who receive the money first benefit at the expense of those receiving the money last.
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Food and the Art of Commerce

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

08/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
Food was the symbol and reality of prosperity. Food meant the good life. Food meant security, health, and happiness.
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Freedom, Naturally

Free Markets

05/26/2011Mises Daily Articles
This libertarian classic imagines a totally free society — one with no government intrusion whatsoever.
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Fringe Benefits: A Threat to Progress

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/10/2011Mises Daily Articles
Ostensibly their purpose is to reduce turnover of labor and stabilize employment. But they tend to freeze a worker in his job.
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Freedom Is Free

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

05/03/2011Mises Daily Articles
Many people imagine that authoritarian regimes have an advantage over free societies because they can force people to conform to a rational plan.
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Fear the Boom, Not the Bust

Booms and Busts

04/21/2011Mises Daily Articles
All of the industrial world's central banks and public treasuries currently are engaged in an impossible exercise.
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