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Obamacare Is Not a Revolution, It Is Mere Evolution

Liberty-loving people are right to be appalled by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However, just about every evil in the legislation has already been inflicted on the market through 50 years of state destruction of the healthcare market.


The End of the US Dollar Imperium

Mises Weekends: Jeff Deist and Patrick Barron address the issue of monetary imperialism.


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Ryan McMaken: Looking for Introductory Materials on Austrian Business Cycle Theory?
Michael Pollaro, Mark Thornton, and I went looking for some good introductory materials to help newcomers understand Austrian Business Cycle Theory. Pollaro posted this helpful article over at Forbes, noting: Indeed, we would say that without ABC ... More »

Ryan McMaken: Why Money Doesn’t Measure Value
Mises Daily Friday by Robert Murphy: Robert Murphy, contra Real Clear Markets and Forbes, explains why money is not like a ruler and doesn't measure value. ... More »

Ryan McMaken: Patrick Barron: The End of the US Dollar Imperium
Jeff Deist and Patrick Barron address the issue of monetary imperialism. How does the US use the dollar as a weapon of economic and cultural power? How long can it last? What might the unprecedented collapse of a worldwide reserve currency look like? ... More »

Ryan McMaken: Public Accommodation and Social Engineering
Mises Daily Friday by Nicholas Freiling: Public accommodation laws that prohibit discrimination render property rights moot and create a legal system designed to force agreement with the state's official moral code. ... More »

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Place of Economics in Learning, The

We’ve put into print a single chapter from Human Action, “The Place of Economics in Learning.” We picked it because it provides an excellent overview of the Misesian worldview concerning economics... More »

The Law

How is it that the law enforcer itself does not have to keep the law? How is it that the law permits the state to lawfully engage in actions which, if undertaken by individuals, would land them in j... More »

Anatomy of the State

This gives a succinct account of Rothbard’s view of the state. Following Franz Oppenheimer and Albert Jay Nock, Rothbard regards the state as a predatory entity. It does not produce anything... More »

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