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Our Greatest Presidents?

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

02/18/2019Mises Daily Articles
The professional custodians of American views of history have always named the same presidents as "great." It's always the presidents who abused power frequently, and expanded government power the most.
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Ends and Values and the Law of Marginal Utility

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsValue and Exchange

02/08/2019Mises Daily Articles
Each physical unit of a means that enters into human action is valued separately.
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Jeremy Bentham: From Laissez-Faire to Statism

BiographiesFree MarketsInterventionism

02/04/2019Mises Daily Articles
Bentham began as a devoted Smithian, but over time he became more and more statist.
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How Government Spending Hurts the Economy

Blog01/25/2019

The lack of spending during a shutdown wouldn't be a problem if the government hadn't already extracted so much wealth from the private sector to begin with.

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The Interwar Years: Ludwig von Mises as Economic Adviser

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/23/2019

As a government economist for Austria following WWI, Mises fought a losing battle against reckless policies of inflation and government spending.

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The Fallacy of the "Public Sector"

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

01/19/2019Mises Daily Articles
The public sector's "productivity" is not measured by any meaningful measure, but only by how much the government spends.
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The Austrian School at the European Parliament

01/16/2019Power & Market

The intellectual tectonic plates within economics are shifting, and the Austrian school is well placed to provide explanations for the coming bursting of the Super Bubble.

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The Politics of Political Economists

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

01/10/2019Mises Daily Articles
The growth of statistics, often developed originally for its own sake, ends by multiplying the avenues of government intervention and planning.
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