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States, Cartels, and the Anarcho-Capitalist Opposition

If, for good reason, we generally distrust the concentrated power wielded by coercive monopolies, we ought to avoid at all costs placing more power in the state, the ultimate embodiment of monopoly.


How Non-Profits Enhance Freedom and Markets

The nonprofit form of enterprise is indispensable to both recipient individuals and the benefactors who fund them.


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Ryan McMaken: Hoppe on Entrepreneurs and Thornton on the Drug War in The Free Market
 The August Issue of The Free Market Is Now Online! Hans-Hermann Hoppe is back with a new lecture on the social virtues of the entrepreneur this month: What can be unambiguously stated about a capitalist’s profit or loss is this: his profit ... More »

Ryan McMaken: Military Spending and Bastiat's "Unseen"
Eric Phillips's Mises Daily article  on military spending from 2012 is as timely as ever:  Military Spending and Bastiat's Unseen by Eric Phillips [An army of] a hundred thousand men, costing the taxpayers a hundred million o ... More »

Ryan McMaken: How Non-Profits Enhance Freedom and Markets
Mises Daily Thursday by Karen De Coster: The nonprofit form of enterprise is indispensable to both recipient individuals and the benefactors who fund them. ... More »

Ryan McMaken: States, Cartels, and the Anarcho-Capitalist Opposition
Mises Daily Thursday by David D'amato: If, for good reason, we generally distrust the concentrated power wielded by coercive monopolies, we ought to avoid at all costs placing more power in the state, the ultimate embodiment of monopoly. ... More »

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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 »

Lessons for the Young Economist

This is the textbook Lessons for the Young Economist. We are beyond mere excitement about Lessons for the Young Economist. It is easily the best introduction to economics for the young reader&m... More »

Austrian Macroeconomics

When Murray Rothbard laid eyes on this classic monograph, he cheered. Here we have a graphical presentation that explains the Austrian view of macroeconomics in contrast to the simple and even simple-... More »

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