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The Great Society: A Libertarian Critique

30 min agoMises Daily Articles
The Left has an enormous desire to "do good to" the mass of other people. But since many people often resist, the leftist inevitably ends by reaching for the big stick with which to push the ungrateful masses around.
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Other Reasons to Remove Wilson’s Name at Princeton

Blog3 hours ago

There are at least four good reasons for removing Wilson’s name from Princeton buildings—racial bigotry, his embroiling the US in World War I, his founding of the Fed, and his enactment of the US income tax.

You Don't Have to "Cultivate Poverty" to Pursue Truth, Contrary to Thoreau

Blog8 hours ago

Henry David Thoreau left behind many great admonitions. Alas, philosophical gems are not legal tender when rent is due.

Man, Economy, and State: Exchange and Prices

07/10/2020Audio/Video

Jeff Deist and Dr. Jonathan Newman break down Chapters 2–4 of Man, Economy, and State. This is vintage Rothbard: precise definitions; hardcore explanations of property, prices, and exchange; the problems of "hegemonic" state violence;  and a "beautiful" (per Dr. Newman) conception of...

Keynes vs. Say

07/10/2020Mises Daily Articles

Keynes's "greatest achievement," according to his admirers, was his famous "refutation" of Say's law. Yet Say's law actually remains more relevant than ever.

Equality Is Good—Believe It or Else

Blog07/10/2020

Ultimately, the case for equality doesn’t amount to more than “You must believe in equality—because you must!”

Why Savings Are So Critical to Improving the Standard of Living

Blog07/10/2020

In order to produce capital goods, and hence more consumer goods, we must first forego current consumption. That is, we must save now to have more later.

Money Supply Growth in May Again Surges to an All-Time High

Blog07/09/2020

During May 2020, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 29.80 percent. That's up from April's rate of 21.3 percent, and up from May 2019's rate of 2.15 percent.

Fallacies of the Public Goods Theory and the Production of Security

07/09/2020The Journal of Libertarian Studies

In this paper, Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe offers an examination of the theory of public goods.

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