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On the Impossibility of Intellectual Property

11 hours agoQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Beyond being incompatible with natural rights and detrimental to the dissemination of innovations, the concept of intellectual property is a praxeological impossibility.
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A Lefty Politician Wants to Get Rid of History Class. He's Right.

11 hours agoPower & Market

We'd all be better off if public-school history class were replaced by reruns of old Saturday morning cartoons.  That would be better than the 12 years of anti-capitalist propaganda students are getting now.

How Murray Rothbard's Theory of Entrepreneur-Driven Progress Can Be Applied to Modern Businesses

Blog08/05/2020

To succeed, entrepreneurs must demonstrate superior foresight and judgment, and practice continuous dynamic improvement in their assembly and reassembly of assets to serve the consumer.

The Problem with British Slavery Reparations in the West Indies

Blog08/05/2020

A just scheme for reparations requires us to identify specific victims. But current calls for reparations do no such thing. Also, the British economy was not built on slavery, as some now claim.

The Media Said Europe "Beat Back" Covid. But Now Lockdowns Loom Again

Blog08/04/2020

The "experts" intend to keep locking populations down again and again until there's a vaccine. But what if there's no vaccine coming?

The Origins of Individualist Anarchism in the US

08/04/2020Mises Daily Articles

Murray Rothbard details the forgotten history of radical individualist thought in the US. Colonial America did not set out deliberately to be the land of the free.

Why Keynes Was Wrong about Consumer Spending

Blog08/04/2020

In the real world, an artificial boost in demand that is not supported by production leads to the destruction of a society's wealth.

Political Self-Determination and the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Blog08/04/2020

For the foreseeable future, war between Armenia and Azerbaijan will be on the table, occasionally turning hot, just as it has in the last weeks. This conflict has no peaceful solution possible other than the one offered by Ludwig von Mises.

Trump Can Ensure a V-shaped Economic Recovery by Heeding the Lessons of 1921

Blog08/03/2020

Does Trump not realize that if people do not get back to work, there will be no recovery at all?

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