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Our Corporate Oligarchy and the Road to National Socialism

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The Nazi regime represented not a unique evil in history but rather a now conventional combination of two dangerous ideological trends: nationalism and socialism.
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Biden's Rescue Act Targets Americans' Freedoms

Blog11 hours ago

Anything that encourages people to view politicians as saviors imperils freedom. Government controls follow a short step behind subsidies.

The Coming Schism in the Evangelical Voting Bloc


What is the modern state? The answer to this question will—and perhaps already has—split the once unified white evangelical voting bloc.

The End of Socialism and the Calculation Debate Revisited

07/31/2021Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10

The Soviet Union in 1991 was dissolved. Murray Rothbard explains how socialism and central planning led to the economic collapse.

We're Taught to Revere Schoolteachers. So Why Are They Paid So Little?

07/31/2021Mises Daily Articles

In the case of both athlete and teacher, the rarity of the skill and the number of people who benefit from the individual determines how much they're paid. 

Good Economic Theory Is Always Grounded in the Real World


The real world should always be regarded as the best foundation for an economic theory. Yet many mainstream economists think it's fine to ground economic theory in unrealistic assumptions about human behavior. 

Russell Kirk's "Libertarians, the Chirping Sectaries"

07/30/2021Mises Media

Professor Bradley Birzer from Hillsdale College joins the show to dissect Russell Kirk's famous 1981 essay condemning libertarians.

We’re in the Middle of a Long War with the State


Often, when the “smash the state” position is invoked—especially among those less familiar with the state as an institution—further investigation often reveals a dangerous lack of precision about what exactly the state is.

Finnis on a Problem for Property Rights

07/30/2021Friday Philosophy

Do people have a duty of distributive justice, leaving the state aside?



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