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The Watermelon Summit

The EnvironmentFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
Watermelon: "green" on the outside, red on the inside. Rio Earth Summit: "Watermelons of the World Unite!"

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Government Medical "Insurance"

Free MarketsHealthInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/29/2012Mises Daily Articles
Instead of solving the initial problem, the intervention creates two or three further problems, which the government feels it must intervene to heal.

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Why Don't People Get It?

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/29/2012Mises Daily Articles
Every evil of the day, even those directly caused by the government, are blamed on the market economy. [Day 10 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily originally ran January 1, 2008.]...

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Laissez-Faire Learning

EducationFree MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

06/28/2012Mises Daily Articles
As a teacher in a public high school, I am daily confronted with the lamentable realities of state-monopoly education.

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Hitler's Economics

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

06/28/2012Mises Daily Articles
Hitler is the modern archetype of political evil, but many who condemn him still embrace his policies.

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Why ObamaCare Will Fail: A Reading List

Free MarketsHealthInterventionism

06/28/2012Mises Daily Articles
This healthcare reading list will help the concerned citizen understand how we got where we are — and where we are headed if we continue on this path...

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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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