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Police Forces

Big GovernmentThe Police State

03/18/2010Mises Daily Articles
If a person has a right to his own life, liberty, and property, nothing can justify forcing him to subsidize another person for any purpose, including for the purpose of police protection.
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Politics Cannot Be Fixed

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

03/12/2010Mises Daily Articles
On the contrary, free enterprise and limited government have a proven track record and sound theoretical underpinnings.
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Pirate Radio

Free MarketsMedia and CultureEntrepreneurship

03/04/2010Mises Daily Articles
While totalitarian governments seek to stifle the human spirit and initiative, there are always brave souls who either pierce or work around the walls that governments erect.
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Police Forces

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

02/09/2010Mises Daily Articles
In a free market of justice, police making many errors would thus quickly be eliminated by bankruptcy.
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Passion Comes from Liberty

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

02/09/2010Mises Daily Articles
Once one realizes where the state fails, one can only conclude that the best course of political action is to reduce the size of the state or even do away with it altogether.
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Place Blame Where It Belongs

Financial MarketsU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

01/20/2010Mises Daily Articles
Victims of micro-level Ponzi schemes are only greedy; they don't infringe upon others' freedom. The same can't be said of those who demand that we all participate in these macro-level Ponzi schemes.
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Preface to Literature and the Economics of Liberty

Media and CultureEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

01/15/2010Mises Daily Articles
"The Austrian School is the most humane form of economics we know, and the most philosophically informed — hence we regard it as the most relevant to humanistic studies."
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Property: The Great Problem Solver

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrivate PropertySubjectivism

01/13/2010Mises Daily Articles
In a governmentally controlled society, the unrestricted enjoyment of property ownership is not permitted, since government has the power to tax, regulate, and sometimes even confiscate (as in eminent domain) just about anything it pleases. In a laissez-faire society, everything which was valued...
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Pens for Hire, Cheap

BiographiesFree MarketsGlobal EconomyEntrepreneurship

01/06/2010Mises Daily Articles
As champions of liberty, Paine and Bastiat threw the covers off the fallacies and institutions that stood in the way of its realization. Both writers bequeathed to us arsenals of intellectual ammunition that will always be deadly to statism.
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