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El burócrata como votante

Big GovernmentLegal System

04/28/2021Mises Daily Articles
La democracia representativa no puede subsistir si una gran parte de los votantes está en la nómina del gobierno. Si los funcionarios elegidos ya no se consideran servidores de los contribuyentes, sino delegados de los que reciben sueldos, dotes y subvenciones, la democracia está acabada.
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The Bureaucrat as a Voter

Big GovernmentLegal System

04/28/2021Mises Daily Articles
Representative democracy cannot subsist if a great part of the voters are on the government payroll. If elected officials no longer consider themselves servants of the taxpayers but deputies of those receiving salaries, doles, and subsidies, democracy is done for.
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The Factory System of the Early Nineteenth Century

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionism

04/24/2021Mises Daily Articles
The salient fact, and one which most writers fail to stress, is that, insofar as the working people then had a "choice of alternative benefits," they chose the conditions which the reformers condemned.
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Understanding "Austrian" Economics

Austrian Economics Overview

04/23/2021Mises Daily Articles
"Austrian" economics owes its name to the historical fact that it was founded and first elaborated by three Austrians.
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La base psicológica de la oposición a la teoría económica

04/21/2021Mises Daily Articles
Una de las razones de la actual oposición a los mercados proviene del hecho de que durante muchos siglos los intelectuales, los aristócratas y los funcionarios del gobierno han creído en la antigua doctrina de que ganar dinero en el mercado es degradante.
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The Psychological Basis of the Opposition to Economic Theory

04/21/2021Mises Daily Articles
A reason for ongoing opposition to markets stems from the fact that for many centuries intellectuals, aristocrats, and government officials have believed the ancient doctrine that making money in the marketplace is degrading.
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El enemigo es siempre el Estado

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

04/19/2021Mises Daily Articles
Un día, el Instituto publica un artículo criticando a los republicanos. La izquierda aplaude, pero la derecha nos denuncia. Al día siguiente criticamos a los demócratas y la derecha aplaude mientras la izquierda se enfurece. Sin embargo, nuestra posición es siempre coherente contra el Estado.
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The Enemy Is Always the State

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

04/19/2021Mises Daily Articles
One day, the Institute publishes an article criticizing Republicans. The Left cheers, but the Rights denounces us. The next day we criticize Democrats and the Right cheers while the Left is enraged. Yet our position is always consistently against the state.
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La economía política del miedo

Big GovernmentOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

04/16/2021Mises Daily Articles
Al mantener a la población en un estado de aprensión artificialmente elevado, el gobierno y los medios de comunicación preparan el terreno para plantar medidas específicas de impuestos, regulación, vigilancia, información y otras invasiones de la riqueza, la privacidad y las libertades del pueblo.
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The Political Economy of Fear

Big GovernmentOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

04/16/2021Mises Daily Articles
By keeping the population in a state of artificially heightened apprehension, the government-cum-media prepares the ground for planting specific measures of taxation, regulation, surveillance, reporting, and other invasions of the people's wealth, privacy, and freedoms.
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