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Market Data: Power, War, and Man

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

8 hours agoMises Daily Articles
Civilization is an achievement of the 'bourgeois' spirit, not of the spirit of war and conquest.

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Is Further Intervention a Cure for Prior Intervention?

Interventionism

07/18/2018Mises Daily Articles
When anything goes wrong, from a train wreck to a change in stock market prices, the craven crowds always clamor for just one more law.

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The Fantasy Behind Marx's Historical Materialism

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
There is nowhere Marx is fuzzier or shakier than in the concept of historical materialism, the key to the inevitable dialectic of history.

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The Police State Abolishes the Trial

Legal SystemThe Police State

07/16/2018Mises Daily Articles
Thanks to plea bargains and endless lists of new laws, American prisons are filled with innocent people.

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The Enterprise of Customary Law

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

07/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
Our modern reliance on government to make law and establish order is not the historical norm.

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Can the State Reduce Poverty?

Free MarketsLegal SystemPovertyInterventionism

07/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Anti-poverty "strategies" like mandatory overtime pay, state-protected unionization, and opposition to labor-saving devices only serve to increase the cost of living for poor and rich alike.

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Anatomy of the Bank Run

Free MarketsMoney and BanksInterventionism

07/12/2018Mises Daily Articles
It would be instructive to see how many banks would survive if the massive governmental props were finally taken away.

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Stalin's Political Pilgrims

World HistoryPolitical Theory

07/11/2018Mises Daily Articles
Many young idealists moved to Stalin's Soviet Union expecting to find a paradise. They often ended up in labor camps or as victims in various purges.

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En defensa del consumismo

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

07/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
El "consumismo" parece ser un gran problema hasta que el mercado suministre un bien o servicio esencial que necesitamos desesperadamente.

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In Defense of Consumerism

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

07/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
"Consumerism" seems like a big problem until the market supplies an essential good or service we badly need.

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