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Gun Control — on the Government's Guns

Mises DailyAugust 30, 2012
The threat of deadly force is implicitly present in every law, regulation, ruling, or decree that emanates from any government office, at any level.

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Marx and Inevitability

Mises DailyAugust 30, 2012
Karl Marx did not propose to leave the attainment of communism to the imperfect free wills of mankind.

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Contra Marx on Labor and Value

Mises DailyAugust 29, 2012
The labor theory of value cannot explain the price of a single commodity. Can it, however, explain the pattern of such prices? No.

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Obama's Keynesian Giraffes

Mises DailyAugust 29, 2012
To "believe in" the president, one would have to believe that the source of America's greatness is the welfare state he enthusiastically defends and promotes...

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Mises versus Menger?

Mises DailyAugust 28, 2012
Even if they differed on the similarity of the social and physical sciences, it does not follow that Mises and Menger differed on the correct method of economics.

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Strawmanning Mises

Mises DailyAugust 28, 2012
Max Keiser should apologize to his Keiser Repor t viewers for the ridiculous segment he did and for his crazy claims about Menger and Mises.

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Our Products Are Burdened with Taxes

Mises DailyAugust 27, 2012
Is it not an incontestable axiom in political economy that taxes ultimately fall on the consumer?

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Keynesianism vs. the Gold-Coin Standard

Mises DailyAugust 27, 2012
Duncan Weldon of the London <em>Guardian</em> provides a highly useful summary of the Keynesian case — a fine mixture of familiar old canards and creative new errors...

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The Coming of Peter Stuyvesant

Mises DailyAugust 24, 2012
This cri de coeur of the oppressed people of New Netherland against their despotic director, Willem Kiefft, was heeded by the West India Company and Kiefft was removed in May 1645. Unfortunately, the company was delayed two years in sending the new governor, and Kiefft continued to oppress the...

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The Algonquin War in New Netherland

Mises DailyAugust 24, 2012
A needless and terribly destructive war was inflicted upon the Dutch as the sole result of the Dutch tough, hard-line policy toward the Algonquins.

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