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Bacon's Rebellion

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

03/29/2012Mises Daily Articles
How did a populist war of aggression against Indians turn into the first libertarian revolution in America?
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Bailing Out Banks Is Inflationary

InterventionismMoney and Banking

02/22/2012Mises Daily Articles
A policy of unlimited increase in the money supply leads to a drastic debasement of the fiat currency.
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Barter in Prehistoric Times

Global EconomyMoney and Banks

02/15/2012Mises Daily Articles
The history of primitive peoples shows that the desire to trade and barter is a universal human characteristic.
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Big Business and the Market

Corporate WelfareEducation

12/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
Over the course of 4 meetings during a 2-week period, we will untangle the knot of big business and big government.
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Bootlegging Built Jazz

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

11/09/2011Mises Daily Articles
While pop and rock hits were attracting pirates, the same methods were available to aficionados of opera, classical, jazz, and show music.
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Boom and Depression in Ancient Rome

Booms and BustsWorld History

10/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
The Augustan boom was partly the result of a heavy spending program.
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Bourne of War

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

10/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
Bourne defined war as the ultimate act of statehood, as the utmost act of "a group in its aggressive aspects."
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Blue-Collar Anticapitalism

Free Markets

07/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
Everybody is free to join the ranks of the three progressive classes of a capitalist society.
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Bastiat for the Ages

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
Ludwig von Mises opined in the 1920s that Bastiat's "critique of all protectionist and related tendencies is even today unsurpassed. The protectionists and interventionists have not been able to advance a single word in pertinent and objective rejoinder."
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Battered-Homeowner Syndrome

Booms and BustsFree MarketsMoney and Banking

06/24/2011Mises Daily Articles
While you may see those who walk away from underwater mortgages as morally wrong for breaking their mortgage vows, others see those who stay for the financial beating as stupid. No matter. As prices continue to fall, millions more will make a run for it.
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