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Four Centuries of Surveillance: From Privy Councils to FISA Courts

The Police StateU.S. History

08/07/2013Mises Daily Articles
The purpose of this postal monopoly was to enable officials to read the letters of private citizens.
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France’s Cul-De-Sac

World HistoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

06/13/2013Mises Daily Articles
British Prime Minister David Cameron, offered to “roll out the red carpet” for any high-income earning Frenchmen who wanted to avoid paying French taxes.
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FDR: Sowing the Seeds of Chaos

U.S. HistoryGold StandardInterventionism

05/16/2013Mises Daily Articles
FDR locked in a destructive worldwide régime of economic nationalism that eventually led to war.
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Fed’s Policies Expose Mainstream Fallacies

The FedMonetary Theory

02/08/2013Mises Daily Articles
Some experts are of the opinion that in the “new world,” because of Fed policies, there is little room left for the money supply to help explain the state of the economy.
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Fighting for Oil?

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

01/07/2013Mises Daily Articles
You don't need to be a "conspiracy theorist" to see what's going on here. All you have to do is be willing to use your eyes.
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Freedom of Conscience: To What Extent?

Free MarketsInterventionism

12/12/2012Mises Daily Articles
If a state will almost inevitably pass laws that violate the consciences of some citizens, is this not an argument against it?
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Friedman on Intolerance: A Critique

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

10/16/2012Mises Daily Articles
In Milton Friedman's view, if you are not tolerant, you cannot be a libertarian.
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Father James A. Sadowsky, SJ, RIP

BiographiesFree MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

09/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
No one who met Jim Sadowsky could ever forget him.
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False Choices and the True Dilemma

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

09/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
Gradual approaches to socialism, like the one in the United States, often rely on combining Soviet-style bureaucratization and Nazi-like interventionism.
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Freedom of Association

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
How a person uses the right to associate (and to not associate) is a matter of individual choice profoundly influenced by the cultural context.
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