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Free Economy and Social Order

Free MarketsInterventionismPrices

01/26/2022Mises Daily Articles
The market economy as a field of liberty, spontaneity, and free coordination cannot thrive in a social system that is the very opposite.
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F.A. Hayek and the Concept of Coercion

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/04/2022Mises Daily Articles
For Hayek, "coercion" of course includes the aggressive use of physical violence, but the term unfortunately also includes peaceful and nonaggressive actions as well.
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Four Myths about Money That Ought to Die Forever

05/19/2021Mises Daily Articles
With the possible exception of international trade, no topic in economics contains more myths than monetary theory.
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Feudalism and Cronyism in Machiavelli’s Italy

Legal SystemWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

12/22/2020Mises Daily Articles
Machiavelli asserts that civil society can best flourish in the absence of government intrusion.
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From Spencer's 1884 to Orwell's 1984

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

08/17/2020Mises Daily Articles
Spencer was warning of the coming slavery in 1884, and George Orwell, in our time, has predicted that the full consummation of this slavery will be reached in 1984, exactly one century later.
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FDR y la ola colectivista

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

11/08/2019Mises Daily Articles
En el siglo XX, el régimen estadounidense comenzó a negarse a reconocer a otros regímenes que no superaron una prueba de moralidad. Pero lo que era «moral» nunca estuvo claro desde que FDR apoyó con entusiasmo al régimen soviético empapado de sangre bajo Stalin.
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FDR and the Collectivist Wave

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

11/08/2019Mises Daily Articles
In the 20th century, the US regime started refusing to recognize other regimes that failed to pass a morality test. But what was "moral" was never clear since FDR enthusiastically supported the blood-soaked Soviet regime under Stalin.
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Fijación de precios en la Antigua Roma

Booms and BustsFree MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryInterventionism

10/03/2019Mises Daily Articles
La intervención del Estado y una política fiscal aplastante hicieron que todo el imperio gimiera bajo el yugo; más de una vez, tanto los pobres como los ricos rezaron para que los bárbaros los liberaran de él.
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From God or the Sword?

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

08/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
Any profitable inquiry into the character of the American State must therefore take into account the distinction between making a living by production and gaining a living by predation; that is, between economics and politics.
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Fascistas buenos y fascistas malos

War and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of Thought

06/05/2019Mises Daily Articles
La gente a menudo coquetea con la idea de que necesitamos un poco de fascismo, pero sólo del lado de Dios y de la democracia.
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