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When Medical Doctors Are Entrepreneurs

The EntrepreneurHealthEntrepreneurship

12/18/2015Mises Wire
Statistics can only go so far in telling us about patients, so doctors must deal with uncertainty every day while applying the skills of entrepreneurs. In a way, the best doctors are often the best entrepreneurs.

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Technology and Government Shouldn't Mix

The EntrepreneurWar and Foreign PolicyEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

12/17/2015Mises Wire
The biggest technology problem we face today is not the rise of technology in the private sector. New technologies only improve worker productivity and wealth accumulation. The real problem is in the many ways that the state will use technology against us.

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The Week in Review: November 28, 2015

Big GovernmentThe EntrepreneurTaxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipPricesValue and Exchange

11/28/2015Mises Wire
The true lessons of Thanksgiving are that private property, the market economy, and personal responsibility lead to prosperity, while government intervention makes us all poorer.

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Should People be Allowed to Work for $1 an Hour?

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipPricesValue and Exchange

11/23/2015Mises Wire
Amazon has developed a new way to help people do easy work for a little extra cash. The jobs involve repetitive tasks that computers can't do. But, since the jobs pay below minimum wage, we're told the whole thing should be outlawed...

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The Mises Week in Review: October 31, 2015

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10/31/2015Mises Wire
The Fed's Federal Open Market Committee renewed its commitment to easy money this week. The Fed will pretend to be committed to raising rates while doing nothing, and its ongoing war against deflation will continue to make us poorer...

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The World Bank Threatens Free Markets in Peru

The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyEntrepreneurship

10/30/2015Mises Wire
Thanks to enterprising Peruvians who ignore the regulatory state, Peru continues to see growth in the standards of living of its citizens. Unfortunately, the global elites behind the World Bank are determined to regulate and "modernize" Peru until this entrepreneurial spirit is destroyed...

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The Mises Week in Review: October 10, 2015

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10/10/2015Mises Wire
International trade grasped headlines with Monday’s announcement that twelve governments have agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. While we should expect to see this celebrated in the editorial pages of the Wall Street Journal , it is unfortunate even libertarian organizations are...

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The Future Is Decentralized

The EntrepreneurFinancial MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

10/06/2015The Austrian
In this adaptation of a Q and A session at the Mises Institute, Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne discusses the potential for revolutionary change that could come to both markets and states with the spread of new technologies like the block chain.

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Rod Martin: Hope Lies In Entrepreneurs, Not Politicians

Big GovernmentThe EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyMedia and Culture

10/02/2015Audio/Video
Martin contrasts the difficulties world governments have in confronting global crises with the hope and resilience of entrepreneurship.

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