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Understanding Liberal Democracy

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/21/2012Mises Daily
Nicholas Wolterstorff assails a vastly influential school of thought in a way that libertarians will find useful.

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Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

11/21/2012Mises Daily
Will anyone undertake to affirm that fire has become a greater evil since the introduction of insurance?

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Ownership of the Product by Capitalists

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

11/20/2012Mises Daily
Popular literature attributes enormous "power" to the capitalist. However, this is far from the case...

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Liberty vs. War: A Brief History

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryInterventionism

11/20/2012Mises Daily
To restore liberty in our age, we must build genuinely private enterprises and independent institutions.

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Socialism

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

11/19/2012Mises Daily
What is economía libre ? What does this system of economic freedom mean? The answer is simple: it is the market economy.

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Regime Uncertainty: Some Clarifications

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsBusiness CyclesInterventionism

11/19/2012Mises Daily
A business-hostile administration will provoke more apprehension than a business-friendlier administration.

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A Chinese Story

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

11/16/2012Mises Daily
A magnificent canal united two large towns in China. The emperor thought fit to order enormous blocks of stone to be thrown in to render it useless.

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Can Central Banks Be Tamed?

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionism

11/16/2012Mises Daily
Mainstream economists opposed to broadly discretionary monetary policy favor rules to restrain central bankers, but can central banking be restrained?

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The Privatization of Space

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/15/2012Mises Daily
The author's intention to promote private enterprise in space is appreciated, but The Privatization of Space Exploration falls short in places...

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The Dutch West India Company

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

11/15/2012Mises Daily
The Dutch West India Company began operations in 1623, and in the same year the first party of permanent Dutch settlers landed in Manhattan.

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