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Government Spending on "Innovation": The True Cost Is Higher Than You Think

Calculation and KnowledgeMonopoly and CompetitionSubjectivism

06/15/2015Mises Daily Articles
Many claim that great advances in technology come primarily through government spending on research. In fact, government tech spending crowds out other innovations while favoring certain interest groups at everyone else's expense...

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Do We Want High Prices or Low Prices?

PricesSubjectivismValue and Exchange

04/21/2015Mises Daily Articles
We’re often told that some prices should be high, and some others should be low. But the real goal should not be high prices or low prices, but a price system that communicates what is valued in society...

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The Social Function of Economic Inequality

The EntrepreneurSubjectivismValue and Exchange

12/19/2014Mises Daily Articles
The rich make new resource-intensive products economically feasible. Those wealthy early-adopters of new products act as mannequins on which new products are draped, increasing demand as producers attempt to bring those products to the mass market.

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The Cry for Power: Black, White, and "Polish"

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

08/06/2014Left and Right
In recent months, the cry of 'black power!' has been heard resounding in the land. As usual, both Conservatives and Liberals have reacted violently and on the wrong side, each for their different and characteristic reasons. The Conservatives, in their mindless racism, can only react in...

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The War on Drugs: Who is Winning?

Legal SystemWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

02/15/2014Audio/Video
Interviewed by Paul Molloy, Mark Thornton talks about the economics of prohibition.

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Behavioral Economics and Irrational Voters

Free MarketsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

02/03/2014Mises Daily Articles
The premise of consumer irrationality undermines any faith in the concept of electoral politics.

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Subjective Value and Market Prices

Production TheorySubjectivism

07/22/2013Audio/Video
Archived from the live Mises.tv broadcast, this lecture was presented by Jeff Herbener at the 2013 Mises University, hosted by the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 22 July 2013. Includes an introduction by Mark Thornton.

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The Truth About Economic Forecasting

Financial MarketsSubjectivism

05/08/2013Mises Daily Articles
Astrologers, palmists, and crystal-ball gazers are scorned while professional economists are heralded for their scientific achievements.

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Myth and Truth About Libertarianism

Free MarketsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

10/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
Here are six of the most common myths that are held about libertarianism.

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Strawmanning Mises

Monetary TheorySubjectivism

08/28/2012Mises Daily Articles
Max Keiser should apologize to his Keiser Repor t viewers for the ridiculous segment he did and for his crazy claims about Menger and Mises.

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