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Capitalism as Epic Rap Battle

Media and CultureOther Schools of Thought

11/23/2012Mises Daily Articles
One of the strangest commercial successes to rise from YouTube is the <i>Epic Rap Battles of History</i>.
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Can Central Banks Be Tamed?

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionism

11/16/2012Mises Daily Articles
Mainstream economists opposed to broadly discretionary monetary policy favor rules to restrain central bankers, but can central banking be restrained?
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Capitalism

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/12/2012Mises Daily Articles
Two hundred years ago, before the advent of capitalism, a man's social status was fixed from the beginning to the end of his life.
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Conflict of Principles

History of the Austrian School of Economics

10/10/2012Mises Daily Articles
The system of protection and the colonial system are only two aspects of one and the same theory.
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Capital Goods and the Firm

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

10/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
Foss and Klein argue that the organization of the firm is critical to how entrepreneurial judgment will be manifested at different levels of the firm.
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Contra Marx on Labor and Value

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtValue and Exchange

08/29/2012Mises Daily Articles
The labor theory of value cannot explain the price of a single commodity. Can it, however, explain the pattern of such prices? No.
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Clamping Down on the Joneses

Free MarketsInterventionism

08/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
Economist Robert Frank thinks "keeping up with the Joneses" is socially harmful. He wants to rein in and clamp down on all the "Joneses" in the world.
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Commodities as More or Less Salable

Money and BankingPrices

05/30/2012Mises Daily Articles
It is an error in economics, as prevalent as it is patent, that all commodities, at a definite point of time and in a given market,
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Charting Fun with Krugman

The FedFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/23/2012Mises Daily Articles
Robert Murphy uses Paul Krugman's own data to demonstrate the exact opposite of Krugman's conclusions.
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Currency Debasement and Social Collapse

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismMoney and Banking

05/04/2012Mises Daily Articles
"Professor Krugman indicates we just want to go back 100 years or so.&hellip; But he wants to go back 1,000 years or 2,000 years." —Ron Paul
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