The Human Action Podcast

Why Federal Agencies Go Rogue

2 hours agoMises Media
Economists and political scientists, from Mises to Robert Higgs to James Burnham to public choice scholars, explain why mission creep and abuse by state agencies is the rule rather than the exception.

Who Is Most Responsible for the Ongoing War in Ukraine?

Blog3 hours ago

While most people tend to see the Ukraine-Russia war as a current phenomenon, it is the continuation of what happened in Europe more than a century ago.

Patents and Progress

6 hours agoFriday Philosophy

Patents lack a basis in natural rights; to the contrary, they may be a patent absurdity

Yes, Precolonial Africa Had Technology and Economic Life before Colonialism

Blog11 hours ago

Like all other places, Africa has a more nuanced history than what people previously have believed. The continent was not devoid of technology before the advent of colonialism, as there were pockets of inventiveness and small-scale manufacturing.

We Don't Believe You


Any political statement made today, by any politician or candidate, can be answered thus: "We don't believe you." 

Economic Causes of War

08/11/2022Mises Daily Articles

Under a system of private ownership, in which the government's only function is to protect property rights, it is immaterial where the frontiers of people's country are drawn.

Thomas Piketty Wants to Bring Back Communism in the Guise of Democratic Socialism


Thomas Piketty writes about equality and believes that reimposing communism in the West will achieve it. Mark Thornton disagrees.

Africa Needs Conventional Fuels, Not Windmills and Solar Panels


Western elites are using Africa as their little laboratory for renewable energy schemes. Not surprisingly, these intitatives leave Africans in poverty and their economies in tatters.

The Income Tax Really Is Evil

08/10/2022Mises Daily Articles

Only by repealing the Sixteenth Amendment can freedom from an interventionist government be restored to the American people.



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