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D.W. MacKenzie

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D.W. MacKenzie is an assistant professor at Carroll College.

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No, Melissa, There Isn't a Santa Claus

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

12/24/2011Mises Daily Articles
Political Scientist and MSNBC contributor Mellissa Harris-Perry has called for renewed faith in Democracy. According to Harris-Perry, recent events have damaged public confidence in the democratic process. Our faith has been badly damaged by governors who crush unions, by a Congress that will not...
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The New Confusion about Taxes

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

11/09/2011Mises Daily Articles
The imposition of new taxes shifts wages and prices in ways that are impossible to predict beforehand and difficult to measure even after the fact.
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Pseudofacts from the MSNBC Three

U.S. HistoryInterventionism

08/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
If the Keynesian talking heads were right, there should have been an increase in the pace of recovery in 2010.
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David Frum's Cognitive Dissonance

Other Schools of Thought

05/30/2011Mises Daily Articles
David Frum recently accused modern Hayekians of not having a policy response to the recent economic crisis.
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The Budget Mess: Time to Get Serious

U.S. EconomyMonetary Theory

05/04/2011Mises Daily Articles
The recently announced spending cuts are, in fact, less than 1 percent of federal spending, a token sum that does nothing to fix the long-term budget situation.
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