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Junior College Follies


05/05/2004Mises Daily Articles
When it comes higher education follies, th e Community College of Southern Nevada ( CCSN ) gives any institut ion a run for its mon ey , writes Doug French. There are so many transgressions a person tends to forget them, and chalk them up to business as usual. That this must be how all junior...
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Japan's Bust: An Austrian Critique of the Fed's Explanation

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

04/12/2004Mises Daily Articles
Christopher Mayer explains why an Austrian analysis starts by examining the preceding boom phase of the business cycle.
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Jobs Overseas? Another Attempt to Explain

Production TheoryValue and Exchange

11/27/2003Mises Daily Articles
Jobs are not being shipped, and Americans are not somehow being stopped from making TVs, writes Lew Rockwell. TVs can still be made in the US. Everyone and anyone is free to invest the money, hire the workers (bidding them away from other pursuits), buy the parts, build the sets, and put them on...
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Job-Creation Schemes Don't Work

Taxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

11/03/2003Mises Daily Articles
Politicians believe that the size of the economy is fixed and they only have to decide how to divide it up, writes Richard Teather. Austrian economists, with their focus on the real world and human nature, know better; wealth does not just exist, it has to be created, and the disincentive effects...
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Judges vs. Private Property

Legal SystemPrivate Property

09/22/2003Mises Daily Articles
The judiciary's war on private property continues in Las Vegas. To borrow a line from Rush Limbaugh, the bad guys in the old west used to wear black hats, now they wear black robes.
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Jane Jacobs, la antiplanificadora

BiographiesPolitical Theory

06/20/2003Mises Daily Articles
En las obras de Jacobs, el orden presente en una zona urbana que funciona bien surge como resultado de la acción humana, pero no del diseño humano. Surge de una miríada de individuos que persiguen cada uno su propio interés y llevan a cabo sus propios planes, dentro de un marco de normas que...
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Jane Jacobs, The Anti-Planner

BiographiesPolitical Theory

06/20/2003Mises Daily Articles
In the works of Jacobs, the order present in a well-functioning urban area emerges as the result of human action but not human design. It arises from a myriad of individuals each pursuing their own interest and carrying out their own plans, within a framework of rules that encourages peaceful...
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Justice, Tobacco, and Retroactive Law

Big GovernmentLegal System

03/25/2003Mises Daily Articles
Like previous administrations in modern America, the Bush Administration has openly declared itself an enemy of the rule of law. If well-heeled corporations are unable to defend themselves from what essentially are illegal prosecutions, what chances will avail to the rest of us?
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Jefferson on American Liberty

06/27/2002Mises Daily Articles
Thomas Jefferson once asked the seminal question, "Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others?" Our founding documents were designed, in part by his hand, to answer that question for America.
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Juegos mentales

Media and Culture

01/14/2002Mises Daily Articles
Ludwig von Mises tenía razón al observar que «el gran genio creativo que se perpetúa en obras y hechos inmortales no distingue al trabajar el dolor del placer. Para tales hombres la creación es a la vez la mayor alegría y el más amargo tormento, una necesidad interior.»
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