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Homeschool Classroom

350 Years of Economic Theory in 50 Minutes

Presented to homeschool parents and students on 29 September 2006 at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.

Conference on the Gold Standard

The Gold Standard Before the Civil War

Presented at the Mises Institute's first conference, November 16-17, 1983; in Washington, DC. Includes commentary...

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Jelly beans
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Diversity in Goals Brings Diversity in Value

Every person has different goals for himself, which means everyone will value differently the means to attain those...

Battle of Ypres
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Stalemate, Crisis, and the Triumph of the Modern State

One hundred years ago, the combatants of World War One fought themselves to a standstill. The warring regimes than used...


From Aristocracy to Monarchy to Democracy

In this tour de force essay, Hans-Hermann Hoppe turns the standard account of historical governmental progress on its...

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Obamacare’s Jonathan Gruber and the Superhero Oath

Economists can use their knowledge for both good and evil, and for those in government, such knowledge is often used to...

Secrets About Money That Put You At Risk by Michael J. McKay

Secrets About Money That Put You at Risk

The Basic Things About Money and Wealth You Must Know And Probably Do Not Why is Money… (a) the thing that most...

Woodrow Wilson
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Woodrow Wilson’s Faith in War

Malcolm D. Magee's new book on Woodrow Wilson examines a much-neglected topic: the role of Wilson's religion in...

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Our Enemy The Fed

Glenn Jacobs explains why understanding the Federal Reserve System is one of the most important tasks facing Americans.