Mises Daily

In Greece, Reliance on Public Funds Is the Central Problem

Mises DailyAugust 5, 2015
The data shows that many Greek workers work for long hours, and some labor data suggests the Greek economy must be fine. But a closer look shows that hard work isn't enough when many others live off the productivity of the working few...

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Politicians Seek Short-Term Advantages by Lecturing Capitalists about the Long Term

Mises DailyAugust 4, 2015
Capitalists generally think in terms of future earnings, and future value of investments often helps determine the present value. Hillary Clinton, however, has decided to achieve her short-term election goal by hectoring capitalists for thinking too much about the short term.

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