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Blog6 hours ago
Even if you’ve never donated, a small gift of $5 or $10 makes a huge difference.

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The Genius of Carl Menger

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

31 min agoMises Daily Articles
For Menger, economic activity is essentially just planning for the future.

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Mises Stands Between Us and 1984

Blog4 hours ago
In Human Action Mises provided a comprehensive treatment of why civilization flourishes only when liberty flourishes in every area of life.

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Stop Wrapping the Flag Around Pro Sports

Blog8 hours ago
In the past, the NFL has happily politicized the sport in exchange for some money from the Pentagon. Now the strategy may end in a marketing disaster.

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Carbon Taxes and Economic Growth

The Environment

Blog8 hours ago
If a politician wants to reshuffle taxes in a way that doesn’t reduce the tax burden overall, why should the libertarian endorse such a move?

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Mises Explains the Drug War

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesInterventionism

17 hours agoMises Daily Articles
Mises contends, the fact that something is a vice is no reason for suppression by way of commercial prohibitions.

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The Political and Economic Mystiques of State Power

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/25/2017
One of the mysteries of human history is how a handful of rulers succeed in gaining the loyalty and obedience of large numbers of subjects and citizens.

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Doesn't Mexico Have Building Codes?

PovertyPrices

Blog09/25/2017
Politicians can pass building code laws all day long, but those laws won't make it so people can afford higher quality, safer housing.

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There's Nothing Moral about Opposing "Price-Gouging"

The Police StatePricesValue and Exchange

Blog09/24/2017
Opponents of price gouging want to fine and imprison their neighbors for selling their own property at the "wrong" price.

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