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Mises: An Audacious Champion of Freedom

Mises DailyDecember 29, 2015
Mises was not only a dazzling economist and champion of liberty, but no Communist, nor Nazi, nor central banker could pressure him into doing the wrong thing

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PC Is About Control, Not Etiquette

Mises DailyDecember 28, 2015
Political Correctness is best understood as propaganda. But unlike propaganda, which is particular campaign or effort, PC is all-encompassing. It seeks to mold us into modern versions of Marx’s un-alienated society man, freed of all his bourgeois pretensions and humdrum social conventions...

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The Week in Review: December 26, 2015

Mises DailyDecember 26, 2015
As an exciting year comes to a close, we want to thank all of our incredible members that allow us to do the work we do in advancing Austrian economics, freedom, and peace.

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A Will To Peace

Mises DailyDecember 25, 2015
In December 1914, is an event the official histories of the “Great War” ignore, British and German Soldiers came out of their trenches and celebrated Christmas together. One soldier later observed, "Never ... was I so keenly aware of the insanity of war.”...

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Poland, Free Markets, and the Eurozone

Mises DailyDecember 24, 2015
Former Mises Fellow and current economics professor Mateusz Machaj discusses free market reforms in Poland, central banking, and the lack of Polish appetite for joining the eurozone.

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There's No Such Thing As a Neutral Government

Mises DailyDecember 23, 2015
In his new book Political Illiberalism Peter Simpson poses a fundamental challenge to John Rawls’s Political Liberalism . Though Simpson cannot be classified as a libertarian, his bold arguments will be of great use to all of us who oppose the state...

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Get More Bang for Your Buck

Mises DailyDecember 22, 2015
The influence of the Mises Institute is growing, but we still have a long way to go. With an election year looming, our mission of winning hearts and minds becomes increasingly urgent.

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Why Capitalists Are Repeatedly "Fooled" By Business Cycles

Mises DailyDecember 21, 2015
Some have claimed that since we now know how business cycles work, no one is fooled by them anymore. But even when a boom is obvious, it is still in the interests of individual owners and consumers to keep it going.

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The Week in Review: December 19, 2015

Mises DailyDecember 19, 2015
This week, the Federal Reserve raised the target Federal Funds Rate ever so slightly. The Fed perhaps felt it had to raise rates to protect its credibility, as credibility problems seem to be plaguing similar institutions worldwide.

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When Medical Doctors Are Entrepreneurs

Mises DailyDecember 18, 2015
Statistics can only go so far in telling us about patients, so doctors must deal with uncertainty every day while applying the skills of entrepreneurs. In a way, the best doctors are often the best entrepreneurs.

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