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Blanchard Pushes for More Inflation

The FedFinancial MarketsInterventionismMonetary Theory

03/16/2010Mises Daily Articles
"This myopic focus on 'price stability' made policymakers blind to other possible pitfalls, such as the surge in credit and the rapid growth in asset prices, and the concomitant misallocation of resources led on by distorted price signals."
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Beware of Government Bonds

The FedFinancial MarketsInterventionismMonetary Theory

03/04/2010Mises Daily Articles
It shouldn't come as a surprise if it eventually turns out that the real danger is, like so often in the past, inflation rather than default.
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Because We Want to Fly

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPrivate Property

03/03/2010Mises Daily Articles
Property rights, when well-defined and protected, create incentives for self-interested owners to utilize resources in numerous ways that promote the social good.
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Bimetallic Nightmare

Booms and BustsU.S. HistoryGold StandardMonetary Theory

02/19/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Naïve trust in the power of words to command reality is found in all mass delusions."
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Bursting Eugene Fama's Bubble

Booms and BustsThe FedFree MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

02/15/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Market prices can get screwed up when the Fed tinkers with interest rates. Because of the distorted price signals, the actual real resources are invested improperly."
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Big Business in Politics

Taxes and SpendingWorld HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

02/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
The political machine is familiar to Americans. While it may lead to gross abuses, experience shows that some sort of behind-the-scenes organization may be useful to the functioning of democratic institutions.
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By the Way, Free Markets Are Free

Booms and BustsInterventionismMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

01/29/2010Mises Daily Articles
Maybe letting the market fix what government broke isn't an option they can bring themselves to embrace, even if it's the only way out.
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Belloc's Puzzling Manifesto

Global EconomyWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

01/13/2010Mises Daily Articles
If capitalism is self-destroying, as he says it is, if socialism leads to the servile state, and if the distributive state as a practical matter is not feasible, then we have but one choice; and that is a choice between serfdom and death.
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Bastiat Does Not Go Far Enough

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

12/25/2009Mises Daily Articles
The unseen effect that is missing in his "Broken Window" analysis is the diversion of time and energy from a community-enhancing endeavor (the unseen) to one of restoration (the seen).
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Barack Obama Ensures a Long Depression

The FedFree MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

12/11/2009Mises Daily Articles
"We don't know how many jobs have been lost because of the ones that have theoretically been saved or created."
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