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We are the worldwide epicenter of the Austrian economics movement.

The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, teaches the scholarship of Austrian economics, freedom, and peace. The liberal intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) guides us. Accordingly, we seek a profound and radical shift in the intellectual climate: away from statism and toward a private property order. We encourage critical historical research, and stand against political correctness. The Institute serves students, academics, business leaders, and anyone seeking better understanding of the Austrian school of economics and libertarian political theory.

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La innovación requiere libertad económica

El principal objetivo del gobierno despótico es evitar cualquier innovación que pueda poner en peligro su propia...

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Michael Boldin on the Reality of Secession

Michael Boldin and Jeff Deist discuss the realities behind breaking up the US politically.

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The Brutality of Slavery

In a slave system, threats of brutality underlay the whole relationship.

Introduction to the Civil War

Indians and the Confederacy, Part 1: "Civilizing" The Five Nations

Chris Calton presents some important pre-war background history on the Cherokees, Creeks, Chickasaws, Choctaws, and...

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Estados Unidos entra en guerra

Las hostilidades en el norte del Atlántico proporcionaron el contexto (o más bien, el pretexto) para la participación...

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La Primera Guerra Mundial como consumación: El poder y los intelectuales

La guerra llegó a Estados Unidos como la "consumación", la culminación , la verdadera apoteosis del progresismo en la...

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