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Why Don't People Get It?

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/29/2012Mises Daily Articles
Every evil of the day, even those directly caused by the government, are blamed on the market economy. [Day 10 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily originally ran January 1, 2008.]
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The Fascist Threat

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
Fascism cartelizes the private sector and denies fundamental rights and liberties to individuals. This describes mainstream politics.
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The Sinful State

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
We do need to observe that vices and virtues have a strong bearing on the rise and decline of freedom.
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The State Is the 1 Percent

Free MarketsInterventionism

10/24/2011Mises Daily Articles
There is 1 percent out there who do live parasitically off the population and exploit the 99 percent. Even today the state is made up of a tiny sliver of the population but is the cause of all the impoverishing wars, inflation, taxes, regimentation, and social conflict.
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Las ideas y la culpabilidad por la violencia

Free MarketsThe Police State

07/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
Los gobiernos pueden perpetuar la violencia en la guerra y contra la población civil todos los días, pero cuando una persona privada hace lo mismo por razones políticas, se lucha para ver qué línea de pensamiento pagará qué precio.
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Ideas and the Culpability for Violence

Free MarketsThe Police State

07/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
Governments can perpetuate violence in war and against the civilian population every day, but when a private person does the same for political reasons, a struggle ensues to see which line of thinking will pay what price.
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Extortion, Private and Public: The Case of Chiquita Banana

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

07/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
Lefties have protested against Chiquita Banana for so long that most activists probably forget why they are supposed to hate the company. The company does have a spotty history, especially when it was United Fruit. For decades after the turn of the 20th century, US military interventions in Latin...
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La tragedia de la aplicación de la ley de inmigración

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06/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
Si le das al gobierno un trabajo que hacer, incluso uno que parece justificado en abstracto, utilizará su poder para hacer un terrible desastre en la práctica.
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The Tragedy of Immigration Enforcement

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06/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
If you give government a job to do, even one that seems justified in the abstract, it will use its power to make a terrible mess in practice.
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Dr. Paul's Case for Gold

Free MarketsGold Standard

06/09/2011Mises Daily Articles
They didn't listen then. But maybe they'll listen now. We need monetary freedom more than anything else.
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