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Mercantilism as the Economic Side of Absolutism

World HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/26/2017Mises Daily Articles
Mercantilism was of necessity a system of state-building, of big government, of high taxes, and the aggrandizing of the nation-state.

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The Restoration and the Navigation Acts

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

12/23/2017Mises Daily Articles
One of the most far-reaching actions of the Restoration was a series of Navigation Acts, by which England imposed mercantilist restrictions on its empire.

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Time for Another Revolution

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

12/21/2017Mises Daily Articles
In exchange for an income tax King George III would have conceded every point made against him by the colonists.

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El ahorrador como votante

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/20/2017Mises Daily Articles
Millones sufren porque sus gobiernos obstruyen el ahorro interno y la formación de capital y mantienen fuera el capital extranjero.

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The Saver as a Voter

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/20/2017Mises Daily Articles
Millions suffer because their governments obstruct domestic saving and capital formation and keep foreign capital out.

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Los orígenes corruptos de la banca centralizada

U.S. HistoryInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/04/2017Mises Daily Articles
El objetivo principal de los nacionalistas, que también eran conocidos como federalistas, era esencialmente establecer una versión estadounidense del sistema mercantilista británico, el mismo sistema contra el que se había luchado contra la Revolución.

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The Corrupt Origins of Central Banking

U.S. HistoryInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/04/2017Mises Daily Articles
The main objective of the Nationalists, who were also known as Federalists, was essentially to establish an American version of the British mercantilist system, the very system that the Revolution had been fought against.

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Classical-Liberal Exploitation Theory

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/02/2017Mises Daily Articles
Real exploitation in society is perpetrated upon the productive classes (the taxpayers) by the parasite class (the state).

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Tres tesoros nacionales: Hazlitt, Hutt y Rothbard

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/30/2017Mises Daily Articles
En una época en que la búsqueda de botín es la norma entre los políticos, tanto gubernamentales como académicos, Hazlitt, Hutt y Rothbard han elevado la bandera de la verdad y la libertad.

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Three National Treasures: Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/30/2017Mises Daily Articles
In an age when loot-seeking is the norm among politicians — both governmental and academic, Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard have held high the banner of truth and freedom.

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