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Institutionalizing Ignorance

EducationInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/03/2013Mises Daily Articles
By filling up the free time of children with repetitive tasks of little educational value, students were transformed into thoughtless followers of the Brahmin.
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Is Japan Heading for Another Lost Decade?

Global EconomyBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

06/12/2013Mises Daily Articles
How in the world could anyone call Japan's policy a non-aggressive loose monetary stance?
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Is “Austerity” Responsible for the Crisis in Europe?

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/11/2013Mises Daily Articles
If we define austerity more properly as a reduction in the size of government, then it cannot be held responsible for the crisis in Europe, because it was never tried.
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Is Pot too Potent to Legalize?

Free MarketsInterventionism

04/30/2013Mises Daily Articles
Prohibition encourages suppliers to concentrate the product to make it smaller and thus more potent. In this manner you get “more bang for the buck.”
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In Defense of Non-Aggression

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

04/24/2013Mises Daily Articles
Supporters of the principle need not worry.The objections don’t hold up.
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In Praise of TV's Pawn Stars

Free MarketsMedia and CultureEntrepreneurship

01/02/2013Mises Daily Articles
History Channel's Pawn Stars is a capitalistic feast for the free market junkie.
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Is Secession a Right?

Free MarketsLegal SystemU.S. HistoryInterventionism

12/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
The right of secession follows at once from the basic rights defended by classical liberalism, beginning with the principle of self-ownership.
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Free MarketsInterventionism

11/26/2012Mises Daily Articles
What we have in mind when we talk about interventionism is the government's desire to do more than prevent assaults and fraud.
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Ire and Ice: A Tale of Two PIIIGS

Booms and BustsFree MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

11/22/2012Mises Daily Articles
It was not the banks as such that caused the crisis but rather the boom-bust policies of the central banks of Ireland and Iceland.
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Is the "Fiscal Cliff" a Threat to the Economy?

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

09/13/2012Mises Daily Articles
The goal of fixing the budget deficit to avoid the "fiscal cliff" of 2013 could be an erroneous policy.
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