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The Capitalist Revolution

Free MarketsWorld History

Blog09/18/2017
Under capitalism, the common man was no longer a drudge who had to be satisfied with the crumbs that fell from the tables of the rich.

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Prohibition and the Socialist Ideal

Free MarketsLegal System

Blog11/21/2016

The idea of government as a paternal authority, as a guardian for everybody, is the idea of those who favor socialism.

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The History of Capitalism

Free MarketsWorld HistoryPrivate Property

Blog09/12/2016

The development of capitalism consists in everyone's having the right to serve the customer better and/or more cheaply.

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Interventionism: Government's War Against Consumers

Free MarketsInterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog08/16/2016

The government wants to arrogate to itself the power, which, in an economy, is in the hands of the consumers.

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How Capitalism Improves the Welfare of All

Free MarketsCapital and Interest TheoryPrivate Property

Blog05/25/2016

Antiliberal policy is a policy of capital consumption. It recommends that the present be more abundantly provided for at the expense of the future.

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Slavery and Freedom

Free MarketsLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog04/20/2016

This is the fruit of free labor. It is able to create more wealth for everyone than slave labor once provided for the masters.

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Mises: The Inequality of Wealth and Income

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

Blog03/23/2016

Those who advocate equality of income distribution overlook the most important point, namely, that the total available for distribution, the annual product of social labor, is not independent of the manner in which it is divided.

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Mises: The Meaning of Laissez Faire

Free Markets

Blog03/09/2016

Laissez faire means: Let the common man choose and act; do not force him to yield to a dictator.

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The Market for Literary Products

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and Culture

11/23/2017Mises Daily Articles
Capitalism is essentially a system of mass production for the satisfaction of the needs of the masses. Literature is just one example.

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Bureaucratization

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

11/07/2017Mises Daily Articles
The progressing bureaucratization of big business is by no means the result of a tendency inherent in the development of the capitalist economy.

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