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The Skeptical Politics of Herbert Butterfield

BiographiesWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

06/20/2012Mises Daily Articles
A powerful state, Butterfield said, will endeavor to portray itself as the champion of the good, locked in battle with the forces of evil.

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Free Economy and Social Order

Free MarketsInterventionismPrices

06/20/2012Mises Daily Articles
The market economy as a field of liberty, spontaneity, and free coordination cannot thrive in a social system that is the very opposite.

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The Washington 1 Percent

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
Those living off the state believe the good times will never end. Trillion-dollar deficits beg to differ.

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The Fascist Threat

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
Fascism cartelizes the private sector and denies fundamental rights and liberties to individuals. This describes mainstream politics.

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The Secession Solution

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

06/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
The problem with a statewide referendum on any matter, is that it implicitly assumes that the state is the appropriate unit for collective decision making.

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The Task Confronting Libertarians

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
Libertarians must form and maintain organizations not only to promote their broad principles but to promote these principles in special fields.

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The Decline of Conversation

Biographies

06/15/2012Mises Daily Articles
"The most significant thing that I have noticed about conversation in America is that there is so little of it."...

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Passing the Bailout Buck

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

06/15/2012Mises Daily Articles
Is TARGET2 really just an undercover bailout system for unsustainable living standards in Europe's periphery?...

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End This Nonsense Now!

Business CyclesOther Schools of Thought

06/14/2012Mises Daily Articles
Paul Krugman defends the cartoon version of Keynesianism that we are told is oversimplified.

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Early Secular Communism

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

06/14/2012Mises Daily Articles
During the havoc and upheaval of the French Revolution, the communist creed again popped up, but this time the major emphasis was a secular context.

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