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Clifford F. Thies

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Clifford F. Thies is the Eldon R. Lindsay Chair of Free Enterprise at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia.

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The Calumny against Columbus

The EnvironmentWorld History

10/31/2011Mises Daily Articles
The belief that North America suffered a mass extinction is simply a matter of politically correct multiculturalism.
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Posner Gets It Wrong on Macroeconomics

Booms and BustsOther Schools of Thought

09/12/2011Mises Daily Articles
I say to Judge Posner, look to Hayek on the business cycle, the way you did on law and economics.
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Keynes and Space Aliens

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

08/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
The idea is this: in spite of the federal-government's spending at the annual rate of 11 percent of GDP more than it is taking in, there isn't enough stimulus to get our woeful economy going. So, the answer is more spending; indeed, much more spending. If a "shot in the arm" isn't enough, then...
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The End of Hystery? Francis Fukuyama's Review of The Constitution of Liberty

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/24/2011Mises Daily Articles
Fukuyama, being a neocon, doesn't see the strategic role of liberty in encouraging individuals to lead virtuous lives.
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Utah Recognizes Gold Coins to Be Money

Legal SystemGold StandardMonetary Theory

04/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
What if this law in the state of Utah catches on? What if people started to price goods and services on the basis that $20 equals an ounce of gold?
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