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A Brief History of Progressivism

From prohibition to eugenics to nativism and to Marxism, “progressives” throughout history have repeatedly shown a great fondness for endless social engineering and state control of pretty much anything and everything.

Why Faster Is Sometimes Better, But Not Always

Booms and busts are brewing in the real economy, but computers that can quickly solve math problems won’t tell you much about how business cycles work.

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Ryan McMaken: Photos from Day 2 of Mises U
Some images from Day2 of Mises U. Roger Garrison: Lucas Engelhardt: Robert Higgs: <img class=aligncenter wp-image-10531 alt=DSC02048 src=http://bastiat.mises.org/wp-content/uploads/ ... More »

Ryan McMaken: Photos from Judge Andrew Napolitano's Evening Lecture at Mises University
Judge Andrew P. Napolitano gave his first lecture in a series at Mises University on US Constitutional law. Waiting as he's introduced by Joseph Salerno: Welcoming the students: Interacting with the students in the audience: <img class ... More »

Ryan McMaken: Happy Birthday to a Heroine
Lew Rockwell writes: Today is Bettina Bien Greaves’s 97th birthday. She was Mises’s personal assistant, and she’s still working to teach Austrian economics to new generations. The Mises Institute is honored by her support, as we are all honored to k ... More »

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Bastiat Collection Pocket Edition

The world has always needed this: a gigantic collection of Bastiat&#39;s greatest work in a single, super-handy pocket edition, at a ridiculously affordable price.... ... More »

Collectivist Economic Planning

In 1920, Ludwig von Mises dropped a bombshell on the European economic world with his article called &quot;Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth.&quot; It argued that socialism was impo... More »


This is Mises&#39;s classic statement in defense of a free society, one of the last statements of the old liberal school and a text from which we can continue to learn. It has been the conscience of... More »

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America's Great Depression

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Liberalism: In the Classical Tradition

Toward a Libertarian Society

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