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Pseudo Idleness in Labor

Free MarketsProduction Theory

08/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
This is a phenomenon of the greatest importance in any study of unemployment of labor or “surplus capacity” in material resources.
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Planet of the Taxpayers

Media and CultureEntrepreneurship

08/17/2011Mises Daily Articles
The movie gets many things wrong, but it is true that a form of slavery exists and thrives today, all over the world.
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Pseudofacts from the MSNBC Three

U.S. HistoryInterventionism

08/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
If the Keynesian talking heads were right, there should have been an increase in the pace of recovery in 2010.
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Production, Sustainable and Unsustainable

Business CyclesProduction Theory

08/04/2011Mises Daily Articles
People realize the unsustainability of their investments, the bubble pops, boom gives way to bust, and the resources are (painfully) reallocated.
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Privatize the Highways — and All Roads for That Matter

Free MarketsInterventionism

08/03/2011Mises Daily Articles
Government-sponsored monopolies should be abolished where they seem to be most integral to our society.
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Putting the Country Back on Gold

Gold Standard

07/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
"Second-best" policy recommendations can never find perfection (by definition). But if we are going to have the government providing a monopoly of domestic currency, Ludwig von Mises's proposal for a return to a gold standard is theoretically elegant and eminently practical.
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Psychology of the Political Class

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

07/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
It is simply impossible for one immersed in the political game to think normally. If we accept as normal the thought processes of those who make a living in the marketplace, then the tergiversations of the political mind must be considered abnormal or "crooked."
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Prohibition vs. Private Solutions at the Electric Daisy Carnival

Free MarketsInterventionism

07/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
The ability to find cities to host their events lies largely on the ability to minimize drug-related problems.
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Production Theory and the Market Process

EducationFree MarketsBusiness Cycles

07/07/2011Mises Daily Articles
I am pleased to announce that, starting July 20, I (and guest lecturer Peter Klein) will offer a Mises Academy class, <a href="http://academy.mises.org/courses/production/">Production and the Market Process</a>.
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PorcFest 2011

Free Markets

07/04/2011Mises Daily Articles
It was a blast, this libertarian-anarchist gathering in New Hampshire, and more evidence that this movement is growing.
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