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Should We Build a McDonald’s on the Rim of the Grand Canyon?

The Navajos want to develop the southern rim of the Grand Canyon, but environmentalists are unhappy. There’s little private property involved, so don’t blame the capitalists, and it’s worth remembering that much of the tourist economy in the West is a subsidized invention of the federal government.

How Government Uses “Efficiency” as an Excuse to Steal

Only individuals can determine what is efficient for themselves.

Mises Economics Blog

Mises Updates: Mises Weekends: Soviet Defector Yuri Maltsev on the Loss of Freedom in America
Jeff Deist and Yuri Maltsev discuss not only his defection from the former USSR, but also his defection from the Marxist economic mindset, the crime of reading Hayek, why so many westerners still have a naïve, uninformed, and romantic view o ... More »

Mises Updates: Now in Italian: 'How Consumers Rule In a Free Economy'
Chris Westley's article explaining how Carl Menger put consumers front and center in determining value has been translated into Italian: I consumatori sono i re in un'economia di libero mercato. ... More »

Mises Updates: Video: "Hayek and Keynes: Head to Head" with Roger Garrison
Archived from the live broadcast, this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2014. ... More »

Mises Updates: Live Stream, Friday at Mises U: Morning Lectures
Friday July 25 (Central Daylight Time) 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.—Common Objections to Capitalism | Terrell 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.—Hayek and Friedman: Head to Head | Garrison 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.—Gold Standards: True and False | Salerno ... More »

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

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