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Röpke Revisited

SocialismHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/27/2023

William Röpke, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, has made important contributions to Austrian economic analysis. Not surprisingly, he rejected collectivism as a way to organize an economy.

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How Marxism Abuses Ethics and Science to Deceive Its Followers

Free MarketsSocialismHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog12/24/2022

While socialists posit socialism as a humane and ethical system, it is anything but that. Mises understood its brutality long before socialism gripped the world.

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Misunderstanding Murray (Again)

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

Blog09/23/2022

Professor Melinda Cooper of Australia believes she has "discovered" Murray Rothbard, but the Rothbard she claims to have found is nonexistent. David Gordon explains why.

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Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide to Economics

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog08/31/2022

If you wish to get a better understanding of economics, don't follow the mainstream. Instead, read Thomas DiLorenzo's new book.

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Emil Kauder as an Austrian Dehomogenizer

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog07/28/2022

Names like Menger, Böhm-Bawerk, Wieser, Hayek, and Rothbard are well-known to adherents of the Austrian school of economics. Emil Kauder isn't one of those names, but Murray Rothbard brings his contributions to Austrian thinking to light.

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The Austrian Economics Meeting Europe Got a Taste of Cancel Culture

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog06/30/2022

Many think cancel culture is an odd particularity of the Anglosphere. Unfortunately, it raised its ugly head at this year's Austrian Economics Meeting Europe held in Lithuania.

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Rothbard vs. the Religion of Progressivism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

Blog06/09/2022

Not only must the war against progressivism be fought with a religious fervor, but it must also be, in Rothbard’s words, “openly and gloriously reactionary.”

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The Lasting Legacy of Carl Menger

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog08/25/2021

Many insights of Menger are nowadays part of standard economics. Many more are preserved in the distinct school of Austrian economics. This applies particularly to the notions of foresight and the role of uncertainty.

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Why AERC Remains One of the Few Venues for Real Intellectuals

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog03/19/2021

At a time when universities have become the most intolerant institutions against intellectual freedom, environments like the Austrian Economics Research Conference have never been more important.

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