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George Reisman

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George Reisman, Ph.D., is Pepperdine University Professor Emeritus of Economics and the author of Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics (Ottawa, Illinois: Jameson Books, 1996; Kindle Edition, 2012). See his author's page for additional titles by him. His website is and his blog is

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Boom-Bust in Microcosm

Booms and BustsThe EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipMonetary Theory

11/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
The key to avoiding "busts" is to avoid the credit expansion and "booms" that cause them. Booms are not periods of prosperity but of the squandering of wealth. The longer they last, the worse is the devastation that follows.
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A Pro-Free-Market Program for Economic Recovery

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsMonetary Theory

11/20/2009Mises Daily Articles
Finally, the freedom of wage rates and prices to fall must be established through the repeal of pro-union and minimum-wage legislation, and more fundamentally, the education of the public concerning the errors of the Marxian exploitation theory and their replacement with actual knowledge of what...
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A Pro-Free-Market Program for Economic Recovery

Booms and BustsFree MarketsU.S. Economy

Recorded at the Mises Circle in Newport Beach, California, on November 14th, 2009. Sponsored by Louis E. Carabini.
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Maoist in the White House

Media and CultureWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

10/19/2009Mises Daily Articles
If the United States had an honest press and media, one committed to the principle of individual rights, their outrage would drive Anita Dunn out of Washington, D.C., just by hurling her words back at her.
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The Real Right to Medical Care versus Socialized Medicine

Free MarketsHealthInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/06/2009Mises Daily Articles
The actual solution to the problem of runaway medical costs lies in the precise opposite of the direction chosen by the Clinton plan.
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