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The Tyranny of the Bench

Big GovernmentFree MarketsLegal SystemThe Police State

03/27/2018Mises Daily Articles
"Not only is a judge immune, but he can confer his immunity in a king-like fashion even onto lowly civilians who surround him."

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The Humanitarian with the Guillotine

03/23/2018Mises Daily Articles
"The slaughter committed by barbarians would not add up to one-tenth the horrors perpetrated by rulers with good intentions."

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Must Free Trade Be Reciprocal?

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
Advocates of commercial treaties maintain that freedom of trade must be reciprocal. Whether they know it or not, they are protectionists in principle.

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Trade Deficits and Fiat Currencies

03/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
A trade deficit per se is not a sign of a bad economy. Indeed the trade deficit might blossom if the US ever returned to the gold standard.

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The Monetary Breakdown of the West

World HistoryGold StandardMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

03/07/2018Mises Daily Articles
In March 1968, a crisis of confidence in the dollar on the free gold markets led the United States to effect a fundamental change in the monetary system.

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What Crushed the Corn Laws?

Legal SystemWorld HistoryInterventionism

03/05/2018Mises Daily Articles
Restriction of the freedom of trade was, for members of the league, intimately connected with "landlordism" and the aristocracy.

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Trade and the Rise of Freedom

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryPraxeologyPrivate Property

03/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
International exchange and economic freedom are mutually reinforcing, while protectionism is a form of political control.

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The Fateful Wish for Price Stability

Free MarketsInterventionismMonetary Theory

02/28/2018Mises Daily Articles
Price stability is a scheme dreamed up by central bankers and other interventionists in an effort to circumvent markets.

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Lord Keynes y la Ley de Say

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

02/24/2018Mises Daily Articles
Aunque en realidad nunca lo refutaron, una de las peores cosas que hicieron los keynesianos fue convencer a algunas personas de que habían refutado la Ley de Mercados de Say.

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Lord Keynes and Say's Law

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

02/24/2018Mises Daily Articles
Although they never actually refuted it, one of the worst things the Keynesians did was convince some people that they had refuted Say's Law of Markets.

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