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Freedom of the Press

Free MarketsInterventionism

01/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
Freedom of the press is one of the fundamental features of a nation of free citizens.
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Free Speech and Occupy Wall Street

Free MarketsInterventionism

12/21/2011Mises Daily Articles
A major lesson to be learned from the occupation is that hardly anyone nowadays understands the meaning of freedom of speech.
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Free Jerry Seinfeld!

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

11/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
From the libertarian perspective, the imprisonment of Jerry and friends is unjustified based on the principle of property rights alone.
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From "I Don't Know" to "I, Pencil"

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

11/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
If there were a top-ten list for how many words someone had devoted to the cause of liberty, Leonard Read would surely be on it.
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Four Policies: The Original Intent

The FedFree MarketsInterventionism

11/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
The four institutions that people see as the savior were all born in sin.
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First Cigarettes, Now Bacon and Eggs

Free MarketsHealthInterventionism

10/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
First they came for the cigarettes, then Hank Williams Jr. got knocked off Monday Night Football.
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Fed Policy and Asset Prices

Booms and BustsThe FedMonetary TheoryPrices

10/26/2011Mises Daily Articles
Austrian economists have long recognized that the economy is far more complex than simple models capture.
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Fiat Money and the Euro Crisis

The FedGlobal EconomyMonetary Theory

10/10/2011Mises Daily Articles
Why does the behavior of the Greek government have anything to do with taxpayers in Germany? Why did the original Maastricht Treaty have rules about fiscal policy as part of the criteria for monetary union? The answer is that the euro is a fiat currency.
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French Socialism

09/30/2011Mises Daily Articles
[ On Freedom and Free Enterprise: Essays in Honor of Ludwig von Mises (1956)] Professor von Mises has defeated socialism after placing it on scientific ground. This is one of his...
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Freedom and Economic Growth in the Poorest Countries

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

09/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
There can be no doubt: even a little bit of freedom lifts people up, even the poorest countries.
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