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Jobarama: Obama's "Investment"

Booms and BustsThe FedProduction Theory

11/20/2008Mises Daily Articles
Jobs cannot be created by government fiat.
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Joe the Outlaw

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingEntrepreneurship

10/19/2008Mises Daily Articles
By practicing plumbing without a license, Joe is bucking the system in a truly heroic way.
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John Kenneth Galbraith and the Sin of Affluence

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

09/13/2008Mises Daily Articles
In short, the Galbraithian view of the business and marketing system makes little or no sense.
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John Wayne's 100th

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

03/31/2007Mises Daily Articles
Unfortunately the Duke hadn't discovered Murray Rothbard, otherwise he might not have thought government necessary, just evil.
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Join the Revolution in Ideas

Austrian Economics Overview

12/06/2006Mises Daily Articles
Murray Rothbard always looked to the new generation as the source of intellectual fire for the movement for liberty. They are prepared to look at the world a new way. The impulse toward freedom — implanted in their hearts — leads them to be open to libertarian ideas, and to be critical of the...
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J.K. Galbraith Celebrated Power, Not Freedom

05/15/2006Mises Daily Articles
He was revered as a dissident, writes William Anderson, but the truth is that he celebrated power in all its forms all his life.
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Junior College Follies


05/05/2004Mises Daily Articles
When it comes higher education follies, th e Community College of Southern Nevada ( CCSN ) gives any institut ion a run for its mon ey , writes Doug French. There are so many transgressions a person tends to forget them, and chalk them up to business as usual. That this must be how all junior...
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Japan's Bust: An Austrian Critique of the Fed's Explanation

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

04/12/2004Mises Daily Articles
Christopher Mayer explains why an Austrian analysis starts by examining the preceding boom phase of the business cycle.
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Jobs Overseas? Another Attempt to Explain

Production TheoryValue and Exchange

11/27/2003Mises Daily Articles
Jobs are not being shipped, and Americans are not somehow being stopped from making TVs, writes Lew Rockwell. TVs can still be made in the US. Everyone and anyone is free to invest the money, hire the workers (bidding them away from other pursuits), buy the parts, build the sets, and put them on...
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Job-Creation Schemes Don't Work

Taxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

11/03/2003Mises Daily Articles
Politicians believe that the size of the economy is fixed and they only have to decide how to divide it up, writes Richard Teather. Austrian economists, with their focus on the real world and human nature, know better; wealth does not just exist, it has to be created, and the disincentive effects...
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