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Martin Masse is an associate researcher at the Institut économique Molinari in Paris ( and publisher of the libertarian webzine Le Québécois Libre (

Is “Austerity” Responsible for the Crisis in Europe?

Mises DailyJune 11, 2013
If we define austerity more properly as a reduction in the size of government, then it cannot be held responsible for the crisis in Europe, because it was never tried.

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North America's First Experience with Paper Money: Card Money in New France

Mises DailyMarch 23, 2006
In a footnote, rothbard explains a curious form of paper money issued in 17th century Quebec, which became known as "card money." Martin Masse elaborates.

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Foundations of a Free Economy

Mises DailyAugust 27, 2002
At a time when the foundations of freedom are again threatened by collectivist hysteria, we need more books like the new one by Ed Younkins, that do away with the fallacies and reaffirm the tenets of a "just and proper political and economic order that is a true reflection of the nature of man and...

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Durkheim's Collective Conscience

Mises DailyApril 16, 2001
Michael Prowse of the Financial Times was a Misesian. Then he read Durkheim and saw new light. Martin Masse explains why this now-famous conversion was wholly unnecessary.

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Let the Recession Run Its Course

Mises DailyMarch 19, 2001
For a decade, calls for easy money and cheap credit were subdued. But now that hard times are upon us again, guess what? Martin Masse explains.

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