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Why Speculators?

Free MarketsInterventionism

05/09/2012Mises Daily Articles
When government restricts the honorable activities of speculators, it removes checks and balances that the free market places on supply and demand.

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The Case against Student Aid

EducationFree MarketsInterventionism

05/08/2012Mises Daily Articles
The current culture of debt and inefficiency can be replaced by one that teaches students responsibility, hard work, and frugality.

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The Libertarian Origins of Rhode Island

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

05/08/2012Mises Daily Articles
The logic of liberty had drastic implications. If the individual conscience is supreme in religious matters, why shouldn't it extend to civil matters as well?...

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Herding Lizards

The FedFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

05/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
The lizard part of our brains pushes aside the cognitive areas when we make investment decisions.

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How to Think Like an Economist

World HistoryPraxeology

05/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
Praxeology is the distinctive methodology of the Austrian School.

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Currency Debasement and Social Collapse

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismMoney and Banking

05/04/2012Mises Daily Articles
"Professor Krugman indicates we just want to go back 100 years or so.… But he wants to go back 1,000 years or 2,000 years." —Ron Paul...

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The Inferiority Complex of the Social Sciences

The EntrepreneurPhilosophy and Methodology

05/04/2012Mises Daily Articles
Very young children are forgiven when they misbehave and do silly things. Perhaps social scientists wish to claim this privilege of childhood.

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Power and Market: A Review

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

05/03/2012Mises Daily Articles
<em>Power and Market</em> is an exhaustive and systematic analysis of all forms of economic intervention.

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J.B. Say and the Method of Praxeology

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

05/03/2012Mises Daily Articles
A particularly outstanding feature of J.B. Say's treatise is that he was the first economist to think deeply about the proper methodology of his discipline...

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Against the Neoliberals

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
From the beginning, Mises had been skeptical about the ecumenical mission of the Mont Pèlerin Society.

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