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If I Must Sell, You Must Buy

Free Markets

03/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
If I were a business owner, must I sell to you? If yes, you must balance that requirement with your obligation to buy from me.
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Is Bad Weather Behind Weak US Economic Trends?

The FedU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles

03/01/2014Mises Daily Articles
Most economic commentators blame weakening economic data on recent bad weather in the US. Many assume it will improve once consumers can go out and spend again. But it’s more likely weakening trends are in response to the emerging economic bust brought about by a decline in the growth momentum of...
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In Trusting Politics and Politicians, It Is the Pope Who is Naïve

Other Schools of Thought

12/28/2013Mises Daily Articles
Pope Francis’s compassion for the poor is overwhelmed by his confusion about the market economy. Economic liberty has done more to elevate the living standards of the general population than any other form of social organization in history. It is the only system which does not trust in the goodness...
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Inflation, Shortages, and Social Democracy in Venezuela

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/29/2013Mises Daily Articles
Venezuela illustrates Mises’s argument that economic intervention, if unchecked, leads to socialism.
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Inflation Has Not Cured Iceland’s Economic Woes

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/04/2013Mises Daily Articles
By late 2010, inflation-adjusted income in Iceland was down over 35 percent. Inflating one’s currency may give the appearance of recovery, but the truth is somewhat less rosy.
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Is Saving Money Bad for the Economy?

Free MarketsMoney and Banks

10/03/2013Mises Daily Articles
Today, under the influence of Keynesian economists who champion government spending and high levels of consumption, thrift has been devalued.
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Intellectual Property is Not True Property

InterventionismOther Schools of Thought

09/19/2013Mises Daily Articles
Not only is the grant of ownership rights over ideas ridiculous, it is also, in point of fact, impossible.
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Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism

EducationFree MarketsOther Schools of Thought

08/21/2013Mises Daily Articles
The anti-imperialistic tradition in America</br> — and in the world — will be an important</br> element in this course.
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Insuring Deposits, Ensuring Insolvency

Money and BanksInterventionism

07/24/2013Mises Daily Articles
The US government is trying to implement the 21<sup>st</sup> century version of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933.
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Inevitable Inflation?

The FedBusiness CyclesInterventionism

07/19/2013Mises Daily Articles
In any other country where the capital structure is less developed, the transition to price inflation would be more intense and instantaneous.
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