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The Progressive Era and the Family

Big GovernmentLegal SystemMedia and CultureU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

12/25/2020Mises Daily Articles
The so-called progressives sought to shape and control selected aspects of American family life, including education, work, liquor consumption, suffrage, and family size.
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Feudalism and Cronyism in Machiavelli’s Italy

Legal SystemWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

12/22/2020Mises Daily Articles
Machiavelli asserts that civil society can best flourish in the absence of government intrusion.
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Individualism and the Industrial Revolution

World HistoryEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

12/19/2020Mises Daily Articles
Marx and Engels denied that the individual played a role in historical evolution, and the idea of "individualism" remains an important antidote to Marxism today.
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Sobre la libertad de los antiguos comparada con la de los modernos

Free MarketsWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

12/17/2020Mises Daily Articles
Entre los antiguos el individuo, casi siempre soberano en los asuntos públicos, era un esclavo en todas sus relaciones privadas. Entre los modernos, el individuo, independiente en su vida privada, es soberano sólo en apariencia.
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On the Liberty of the Ancients Compared with That of the Moderns

Free MarketsWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

12/17/2020Mises Daily Articles
Among the ancients the individual, almost always sovereign in public affairs, was a slave in all his private relations. Among the moderns, the individual, independent in his private life, is sovereign only in appearance.
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Lo que significa realmente «capitalismo»

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

12/12/2020Mises Daily Articles
Las grandes empresas, objetivo de los ataques más fanáticos de los llamados izquierdistas, producen casi exclusivamente para satisfacer los deseos de las masas. De hecho, servir a las masas es la principal ocupación del «capitalista».
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What "Capitalism" Really Means

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

12/12/2020Mises Daily Articles
Big business, the target of the most fanatic attacks by the so-called leftists, produces almost exclusively to satisfy the wants of the masses. In fact, serving the masses is the main occupation of the "capitalist."
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La Gran Depresión

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/11/2020Mises Daily Articles
La economía americana no pudo recuperarse de los ataques legislativos de las administraciones republicana y demócrata. La empresa individual, el principal resorte de una riqueza sin precedentes, no tuvo oportunidad.
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The Great Depression

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/11/2020Mises Daily Articles
The American economy could not recover from legislative onslaughts by both the Republican and then the Democratic administrations. Individual enterprise, the mainspring of unprecedented wealth, didn't have a chance.
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Una nación de soplones

Big GovernmentOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/07/2020Mises Daily Articles
¿Tus vecinos hacen cosas que te molestan? Sólo llama al gobierno. Están listos y dispuestos a ayudar con cualquier esfuerzo que aumente su poder e influencia, 24 horas al día, 7 días a la semana.
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