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All I Want for Christmas is a (Real) Government Shutdown

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

12/18/2014Audio/Video
Those who voted for the omnibus to avoid a shutdown fail to grasp that the consequences of blindly expanding government are far worse than the consequences of a temporary government shutdown, writes Ron Paul. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Dianna Keiler.
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Politicians to Business Owners: Drop Dead

Big GovernmentU.S. Economy

12/04/2014Audio/Video
It's become common for populists to claim that what's good for businesses is bad for workers. It remains unclear, however, where all those workers are supposed to find jobs, writes Peter St. Onge. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Dianna Keiler.
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North Korea: From Hermit Kingdom to Merchant Kingdom?

Global EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

12/03/2014Audio/Video
North Korea is one of the most heavily sanctioned regimes on earth, but in the midst of a new and young generation of North Koreans adept at using black markets, it’s clear that trade with North Korea must be embraced, writes J. Wiltz. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Dianna Keiler.
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Central Banks Are Not Innocent Bystanders

The FedMoney and BanksBusiness Cycles

12/03/2014Audio/Video
The Economist recently opined that interest rates don't affect investment. This claim is based on an empirical study that contradicts what we already know: that lower prices lead to more demand. In the end, the problem lies with the researches who fail to account for the behavior of central bankers...
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The Economics of Tipping

Free MarketsValue and Exchange

12/03/2014Audio/Video
Many people think that tipping is a results from stingy employers not paying a "living wage." But tipping solves multiple economic problems while making employers more likely to hire untried workers, writes Kenneth Zahringer. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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War Making and Class Conflict

War and Foreign Policy

11/26/2014Audio/Video
Adapted from “ Imperialism and the Logic of War Making .” War is the outcome of class conflict inherent in the political relationship — the relationship between ruler and ruled, parasite and producer, tax-consumer and taxpayer. The parasitic class makes war with purpose and deliberation in order to...
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What A Divided Berlin Still Teaches Us Today

World HistoryPolitical Theory

11/25/2014Audio/Video
Berlin provides us with an example that comes as close to that of a controlled social experiment as one could probably hope to get, writes Hans Hoppe. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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Stalemate, Crisis, and the Triumph of the Modern State

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

11/24/2014Audio/Video
One hundred years ago, the combatants of World War One fought themselves to a standstill. The warring regimes then used the opportunity to clamp down on internal dissent and a host of other liberties, writes T. Hunt Tooley. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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Diversity in Goals Brings Diversity in Value

PricesValue and Exchange

11/24/2014Audio/Video
Every person has different goals for himself, which means everyone will value differently the means to attain those ends. No central planner can know these goals and values, writes Frank Shostak. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Dianna Keiler.
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Obamacare’s Jonathan Gruber and the Superhero Oath

HealthInterventionism

11/22/2014Audio/Video
Economists can use their knowledge for both good and evil, and for those in government, such knowledge is often used to deceive and make government programs look less costly than they are, writes Gary Galles. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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