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Justice and Property Rights: The Failure of Utilitarianism

10/24/2020Mises Daily Articles
"Surely, any endorsement of a 'free' market in slaves indicates the inadequacy of utilitarian concepts of property and the need for a theory of justice."

Chile Won't Become a Developed Country If It Doesn't Change Course


Twenty years ago, it looked like Chile was well on its way to joining the world's small club of developed countries. But this path looks less and less likely as Chile abandons its commitment to freedom and markets.

Social Media Companies Aren't the Good Guys. They're Also Not Monopolists.


Social media has lied about user privacy and has misled the public about the platforms' status as open forums. But none of this makes these companies monopolies. 

Hoppe's Democracy with Stephan Kinsella


Lawyer and libertarian theorist Stephan Kinsella joins the show to discuss the middle chapters of Hoppe's Democracy, The God That Failed—in particular dealing with "desocialization" of collective property, immigration, and free trade.

Why Historical Revisionism Matters

10/23/2020Mises Daily Articles

Historical revisionism is the process of unmasking government excuses for the state's many crimes.

Yes, the Nazis Were Socialists


Contrary to popular assertions, the Nazis weren't only trying to expropriate Jewish wealth. They wanted the German people to come together as a collective entity, and this entailed socialism.

Will Democracy’s Myths Doom Liberty?


If Biden is elected, we will hear the same “redemption” storyline that was trumpeted when Obama replaced (temporarily) disgraced George W. Bush. The  media will insist that Biden's inauguration purifies Uncle Sam.

Who Owns Your Data?

10/23/2020Power & Market

Nicolas Petit's forthcoming book, Big Tech and the Digital Economy, offers an interesting new take on antitrust and regulation in the digital economy.

Economics for Business: Austrian Principles Practically Applied

We're building a bridge from Austrian theory to its application in business. This can help us gain a greater understanding of the merits of Austrian economics. 



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