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The Lost Fifth Volume of Conceived in Liberty

03/20/2019Mises Wire
Murray Rothbard was a genius. One aspect of this was his writing as an American historian. He was every bit as significant a scholar here as he was as an economist and philosopher.
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The Data Don't Speak for Themselves

Blog11 hours ago

Obituaries for the late Princeton economist Alan Krueger have mixed praise for his personal character with implicit (or explicit) endorsement of his research approach. Krueger,...

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The "State of Nature" Is a State of Poverty

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

03/23/2019Mises Daily Articles
There is a persistent myth that capitalism has destroyed what would have been a natural abundance and peace of mind. Yet nature does not generate abundance or peace. The characteristic mark of the "state of nature" is irreconcilable conflict.
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Decades of Transit Trouble on New York's Subways

Blog03/23/2019

Although the subway was never totally private, the history of government's expanded role in running the system has been a history of higher fares and worse service. 

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What Did the Founders Mean by "Invasion"?

U.S. History

Blog03/23/2019

The US Constitution doesn't mention immigration regulation as a federal power. So some have tried to redefine immigration as "invasion." It's an unconvincing claim.

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Climate Change Activist Admits: Being Green "Requires the End of Capitalism"

Blog03/22/2019

Anti-climate-change schemes will hit people in the developing world hardest. And when it comes to dealing with an uncertain future, poorer parts of the world are the places that will need fossil-fuel-powered technologies and capital most.

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Watch AERC Live

03/22/2019Power & Market

Keynote AERC lectures and selected panels can be watched live at mises.org/live

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We Don't Need Any More Big, Visionary Government

Blog03/22/2019

American politicians used to "think big." Americans nowadays seem to have lost their enthusiasm for that sort of thing. And that's a good thing. 

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Double Standards Are Rampant in Canada's Drug War

Blog03/22/2019

On both the left and the right in Canada, politicians are using the Drug War — and all the lives it needlessly ruins — to play political games that help only the politicians. 

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Statistics: Achilles' Heel of Government

Free MarketsInterventionism

03/22/2019Mises Daily Articles
Without government stats, the state would be crippled in justifying its interventionism. If the government received no railroad statistics, for example, how in the world could it even start to regulate railroad rates, finances, and other affairs?
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