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Beware the Alchemists

BiographiesThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyGold StandardHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMoney and BankingPraxeology

02/03/2006Mises Daily Articles
A book-length manuscript based on notes taken by Bettina B. Greaves during the Mises Seminar in New York in the 1960s.
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Böhm-Bawerk Speaks Again

01/19/2006Mises Daily Articles
Ludwig van den Hauwe asks: what can we learn from a 120-year-old book on economics? Plenty.
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Bush Battles the Chinese Sock Threat

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareU.S. EconomyTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

12/29/2005Mises Daily Articles
American textile producers have been coddled by Washington for several decades, writes Grant Nulle, and the new agreement is more of the same.
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Bush's Fowl Play

11/09/2005Mises Daily Articles
In a classic case of News of the Weird, writes Jeffrey Tucker, President Bush warned that some birds are catching the flu. Say goodbye to your liberties.
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Backdoor Price Controls

Legal SystemInterventionismPrices

09/28/2005Mises Daily Articles
They don't tell you want price to set anymore, writes William Anderson. They tell you not to gouge.
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Blunders, Lies, and Other Historicist Habits

Media and CultureWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

08/31/2005Mises Daily Articles
John Lukacs, in his own estimation, is much more than an ordinary historian. In what he considers his most important book, Historical Consciousness
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Bring Back the Breakfast Drink

Media and Culture

07/16/2005Mises Daily Articles
Everyone knows the rule: drink no liquor before noon. How insufferable such advice is! It has caused morning drinkers to hide their habits, deny them when confronted, and otherwise feel like they are doing something wrong or immoral or socially intolerable, a combination which leads to other forms...
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But Wouldn't Warlords Take Over?

Big GovernmentFree MarketsThe Police StateWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

07/07/2005Mises Daily Articles
A common objection to a purely free society is that it would quickly degenerate into constant battles between private warlords. Robert Murphy takes on that objection and argues that freedom can't fully suppress warlordism but it can make it costly.
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Bush the Melting

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

07/01/2005Mises Daily Articles
Pride may goeth before the fall, but with politicians like George W. Bush, far too much time separates the pride part from the fall part, writes Lew Rockwell.
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Bush-Style Privatization: More and More Problems

U.S. EconomyInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

06/12/2005Mises Daily Articles
The Bush plan claims to increase capital accumulation because of its superficial emphasis on investment, writes Robert Murphy. But it is a total shell game.
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