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Katrina and the Never-Ending Scandal of State Management

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentFree MarketsHealthMedia and Culture

09/13/2005Mises Daily Articles
The Gulf Coast was hit with two disasters: Katrina and government. At every level and in every way, writes William Anderson, it made everything worse.
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Kill the Prescription Drug Benefit

HealthLegal System

03/01/2005Mises Daily Articles
Writes George Reisman: there is still time to abort this highly destructive program, which constitutes the largest increase in the welfare-state functions of our government since the administration of Lyndon Johnson in the 1960s.
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Keep Your Eye on the Assumptions

Big GovernmentEducationHealth

01/25/2005Mises Daily Articles
Robert Murphy critiques Steven Landsburg's call to slow the spread of AIDS through a very counterintuitive call for more promiscuity.
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Krugman the Keynesian

Monetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

09/11/2003Mises Daily Articles
William Anderson writes: "I admit to being a regular reader of Krugman's columns, and I suspect that many of my fellow economists on all sides of the ideological divide read him as well, which is one reason the Times has made him a featured star. Of course, being of the Austrian School of Economics...
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Keynes Rules From the Grave

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryFiscal TheoryMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

01/21/2003Mises Daily Articles
Contrary to Keynesian dreams, there are several undeniable realities of a recessionary environment, writes Lew Rockwell. Wages tend to fall. Businesses tend to be liquidated. Resources are withdrawn from investment and put into savings. Consumers spend less. Stock prices fall. All of these...
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Keep the House of Lords

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

05/28/2002Mises Daily Articles
The socialist left of Britain has targeted the House of Lords for radical reform and reconstruction. Alberto Mingardi defends the institution which is, despite its problems, something of a check on government power--at least that's been its traditional role. Democratic reform can only make the...
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Keynes and the Reds

Other Schools of Thought

02/13/2002Mises Daily Articles
It is the widespread view in academia that John Maynard Keynes was a model classical liberal in the tradition of Locke, Jefferson, and Tocqueville. But if Keynes was such a model champion of the free society, how can we account for his peculiar comments in 1933 endorsing the social "experiments"...
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Killing the Stock Market

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionism

09/21/2001Mises Daily Articles
It is conceivable that stocks might have come back after September 11. But the meddlers in DC seemed to be doing everything in their power to drive it down and out.
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Krugman Agonistes

Big GovernmentBiographiesOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

01/26/2001Mises Daily Articles
The famed economist seems never to have met a government intervention he can't justify or a tax cut he can't attack, writes Christopher Westley.
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Krugman and Taxes

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryOther Schools of Thought

01/16/2001Mises Daily Articles
Paul Krugman rails against cutting taxes, but his own quack solution is more of what brought about the downturn in the first place.
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