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Inflation and the Fall of the Roman Empire

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

13 hours agoMises Daily Articles
At the end, the Romans welcomed the barbarians as liberators from the kleptocratic Roman state.

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Opportunity and the Entrepreneur

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipSubjectivism

10/17/2017Mises Daily Articles
The discovery and (potential) exploitation of opportunities is proposed as the unit of analysis for entrepreneurship research.

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Murray Rothbard and the Deflation Bogey

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsMonetary Theory

10/14/2017Mises Daily Articles
Contra the "experts," the economy really needs a strong bout of deflation to eradicate malinvestments and to permit the economy to have a real recovery.

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Literature and the "Class War"

Media and CultureOther Schools of Thought

10/12/2017Mises Daily Articles
The greatest danger of so-called Marxian criticism is that the critics who make a fetish or a cult of it will in time become infinitely boring.

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J.B. Say Salvages the Entrepreneur

EntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

10/09/2017Mises Daily Articles
If Adam Smith purged economic thought of the very existence of the entrepreneur, J.B. Say, to his everlasting credit, brought him back.

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Libertarian Paternalism

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

10/09/2017Mises Daily Articles
David Gordon reviews Nudge, co-written by Richard Thaler, who was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in economics.

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The Conquest of the United States by Spain

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyOther Schools of Thought

10/06/2017Mises Daily Articles
A modern economist stands aghast at the economic measures adopted by Spain … inspired by some demon of folly, they were so destructive to her prosperity...

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George Orwell and the Cold War: A Reconsideration

War and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of Thought

10/04/2017Mises Daily Articles
What Garet Garrett called a "complex of vaunting and fear" has been the hallmark of the American Empire, and previous empires.

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Foreign Capital Investment: The Antidote to Global Inequality

History of the Austrian School of Economics

10/03/2017Mises Daily Articles
Foreign investment and free trade are the keys to rapidly increasing a government's wealth. Unfortunately, most governments demonize both of these.

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Cobden on Freedom, Peace, and Trade

BiographiesFree MarketsWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

10/02/2017Mises Daily Articles
Free trade cannot prevent war when men no longer believe in peace.

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