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Don’t Assume What Is "Unseen" Doesn’t Exist

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology

08/25/2014Audio/Video
Economists often rely on the assumption of “other things equal.” The problem arises when politicians ignore the economy and unintended results, writes Gary Galles. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
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US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar

Global EconomyMoney and BanksInterventionism

08/25/2014Audio/Video
US sanctions against Russia are just the latest incentive for the world's economies to avoid dealing with the dollar, writes Ron Paul. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
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Police States and Private Markets

Big GovernmentThe Police StatePolitical Theory

08/23/2014Audio/Video
When it comes to your local police, there is no shopping around, there is no customer service, and there is no choice, writes Jeff Deist. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis. This audio Mises Daily is the transcript from a talk delivered at the 2014 Houston Mises Circle.
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You Can’t Run an Economy with Spreadsheets

Calculation and KnowledgeProduction Theory

08/22/2014Audio/Video
An economy cannot be successfully planned with computers and technicians. Mises and Hayek proved this decades ago, writes Nicolás Cachanosky. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
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The Dating Market: Anarchy in Action

Media and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

08/19/2014Audio/Video
Dating someone can come with a very high opportunity cost and can lead to great emotional distress and more, writes Julian Adorney. So why doesn't the government regulate dating? This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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The Fed and the “Salvador Dali Effect”

The FedGlobal EconomyMonetary Theory

08/19/2014Audio/Video
The Fed and the Treasury are betting on the fact that the dollar will remain the world’s reserve currency forever, and that the US can inflate without consequences indefinitely. The international victims of the scheme, however, are looking for a way out, writes Dante Bayona. This audio Mises Daily...
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Higher Ed Cronyism in Serbia: A Case Study

EducationPolitical Theory

08/15/2014Audio/Video
If the payoff is high enough, universities are happy to award degrees based on political connections, writes Predrag Rajšic. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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The Golden Rule vs. Catholic Case Against Free Markets

Media and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

08/13/2014Audio/Video
It is now fashionable in some intellectual Catholic circles to disparage free markets at every turn, but this requires the critics to ignore the core of free-market philosophy: the Golden Rule, writes Randy England. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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Confusing Capitalism with Fractional Reserve Banking

Booms and BustsCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

08/12/2014Audio/Video
Low interest rates combined with high-risk fractional reserve banking creates a powder keg on which we’re sitting today, writes Frank Hollenbeck. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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Tax Cuts Are Only for the Powerful

Corporate WelfareWorld HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

08/12/2014Audio/Video
Politicians tell us that tax cuts aren't necessary for economic growth. But when a politically-powerful company offers to move to town and hire people, the politicians fall all over themselves to offer a tax cut. Ordinary business owners, meanwhile, get no such offers, writes Crosby Kemper III and...
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