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Must America Embrace Empire to Be Safe?

U.S. HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

06/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
The book American Empire is a debate between two "realist" authors on the practical virtues of empire...

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The Consumption Tax: A Critique

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

06/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
There has been far too much concentration on the form of taxation and not enough on its total amount.

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A Deficient Understanding

Global EconomyInterventionismMonetary Theory

06/26/2012Mises Daily Articles
Author Alan Uke identifies an unhampered market as the source of America's economic ills and proposes more big government as the solution.

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Is Greater Productivity a Danger?

Free MarketsInterventionism

06/26/2012Mises Daily Articles
Tim Jackson, a professor of sustainable development at the University of Surrey, suggests that greater productivity may have reached its "natural limits."...

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Tinker Bell Is Dead

The FedGlobal EconomyInterventionismMonetary Theory

06/25/2012Mises Daily Articles
The rest of Europe now wants the Germans to clap loudly and affirm, "I do believe! I do believe in fairies!"...

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Economic Depressions: Their Cause and Cure

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

06/25/2012Mises Daily Articles
What the government should do about the bust that follows the boom is maintain a strict hands-off policy.

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An Austrian Defense of the Euro

Global EconomyGold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

06/22/2012Mises Daily Articles
The euro has ended monetary nationalism and is acting, even if only timidly, as a "proxy" for the gold standard...

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What Soviet Medicine Teaches Us

Free MarketsHealthWorld HistoryInterventionism

06/22/2012Mises Daily Articles
In 1918, the Soviet Union became the first country to promise universal "cradle-to-grave" healthcare.

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A Crimson Tax Tide

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryInterventionism

06/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
Jefferson County's experience with the occupational tax illustrates Henry Hazlitt's differentiation between good and bad economists...

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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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