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In Trusting Politics and Politicians, It Is the Pope Who is Naïve

Other Schools of Thought

12/28/2013Mises Daily Articles
Pope Francis’s compassion for the poor is overwhelmed by his confusion about the market economy. Economic liberty has done more to elevate the living standards of the general population than any other form of social organization in history. It is the only system which does not trust in the goodness...
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Inflation, Shortages, and Social Democracy in Venezuela

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/29/2013Mises Daily Articles
Venezuela illustrates Mises’s argument that economic intervention, if unchecked, leads to socialism.
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Inflation Has Not Cured Iceland’s Economic Woes

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/04/2013Mises Daily Articles
By late 2010, inflation-adjusted income in Iceland was down over 35 percent. Inflating one’s currency may give the appearance of recovery, but the truth is somewhat less rosy.
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Is Saving Money Bad for the Economy?

Free MarketsMoney and Banks

10/03/2013Mises Daily Articles
Today, under the influence of Keynesian economists who champion government spending and high levels of consumption, thrift has been devalued.
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Intellectual Property is Not True Property

InterventionismOther Schools of Thought

09/19/2013Mises Daily Articles
Not only is the grant of ownership rights over ideas ridiculous, it is also, in point of fact, impossible.
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Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism

EducationFree MarketsOther Schools of Thought

08/21/2013Mises Daily Articles
The anti-imperialistic tradition in America</br> — and in the world — will be an important</br> element in this course.
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Insuring Deposits, Ensuring Insolvency

Money and BanksInterventionism

07/24/2013Mises Daily Articles
The US government is trying to implement the 21<sup>st</sup> century version of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933.
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Inevitable Inflation?

The FedBusiness CyclesInterventionism

07/19/2013Mises Daily Articles
In any other country where the capital structure is less developed, the transition to price inflation would be more intense and instantaneous.
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Internet Fascism and the Surveillance State

The Police StateOther Schools of Thought

07/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
The actions of US companies that have cooperated in the NSA’s mass surveillance operations calls into question the “private” status of these companies.
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In the Shadow of Dr. Lueger

07/08/2013Mises Daily Articles
Once upon a time, before Hitler, Stalin, FDR, Juan Peron, and even before Mussolini and Lenin came on the world scene, there lived a man named Dr. Karl Lueger (1844–1910), who was protector of the common man a proponent of social justice, and the mayor of Vienna from 1897 to 1910. Not simply just a...
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