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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). More articles like these can be found at his blog.

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Free Speech and Occupy Wall Street

Free MarketsInterventionism

12/21/2011Mises Daily Articles
A major lesson to be learned from the occupation is that hardly anyone nowadays understands the meaning of freedom of speech.
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In Praise of the Capitalist 1 Percent

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionismProduction Theory

10/21/2011Mises Daily Articles
What the protesters do not realize is that the wealth of the 1 percent provides the standard of living of the 99 percent.
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How to Eliminate Social Security and Medicare

Free MarketsInterventionism

04/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
These programs have caused a massive diversion of savings into government consumption, not only by diverting taxes into current government spending, but also by undermining one of the most important motivations for private saving and investment.
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Where Profit Comes From

Business CyclesCapital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/13/2011Mises Daily Articles
The theory of profit/interest has major implications for the understanding of capital accumulation, the determination of real wages and the general standard of living, taxation, inflation/deflation, and the business cycle.
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A Microcosm of Boom and Bust

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

12/01/2010The Free Market
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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