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Employer-Provided Health Care Is Not a Religious Issue

Free MarketsHealthPrivate Property

07/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
The fact that opponents of private property rights have managed to frame the debate over health-care mandates as some sort of religious issue is one of the great public relations coups of our time. Note below, for example, the top of a full page ad in the New York Times taken...
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Early Catholic Social Teaching: The State as Robber

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

06/26/2014Mises Daily Articles
Many Christians call for legislation to regulate, control, and ban activities that they deem as social vices.
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Europe’s Mario Draghi Starring in Bernanke’s Show

The FedGlobal EconomyOther Schools of Thought

06/24/2014Mises Daily Articles
ECB’s Mario Draghi has taken over from Ben Bernanke as the world’s most enthusiastic money printer.
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Even the Feds Admit Minimum Wages Cause Unemployment

Big GovernmentInterventionismProduction Theory

06/17/2014Mises Daily Articles
There is a little-known loophole in federal law that allows for people with disabilities to be employed at wage rates below the minimum wage. Why the exemption? It’s an effort to lessen unemployment among the disabled, and a tacit admission in federal law that minimum wages cause unemployment.
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Everything Popular Is Wrong: Malinvestment and Consumers

Free MarketsInterventionism

06/03/2014Mises Daily Articles
Any government intervention in the economy, such as, loan programs, regulations, and subsidies, creates malinvestments.
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Echoes of 1937 in the Current Economic Cycle

Booms and BustsThe FedU.S. EconomyU.S. History

05/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
The history of the last great US monetary experiment in “quantitative easing” from 1934 to 1937 suggests that things could end badly.
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Europe and Deflation Paranoia

Global EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

04/29/2014Mises Daily Articles
The European Central Bank is deeply concerned about deflation. And deflation paranoia is a convenient way to justify propping up southern Europe.
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Economic Progress and the Primacy of the Individual

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

04/19/2014Mises Daily Articles
The economic success of the West and of free economies everywhere stems from the acceptance within many societies (to varying degrees) that individuals are all equal in the right to own property and exercise freedom from the collective. States, on the other hand, claim a special and exalted...
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El triste estado de la profesión económica

EducationPolitical Theory

04/17/2014Mises Daily Articles
Los economistas de hoy en día se han vendido al enemigo. Para tener éxito tienen que seguir la línea, y no muerden la mano que los alimenta.
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Economic Sanctions Not Key Cause of Russia’s Possible Recession

Global EconomyInterventionism

04/09/2014Mises Daily Articles
According to some experts, sanctions imposed by the US and the European Union are likely to push Russia into a recession.
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