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How Property Rights — Properly Understood — Limit the Spread of WMDs

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheoryPrivate Property


Free speech does not imply people are free to insult you in your living room. Similarly, all property rights are "limited" in many ways by the property rights of neighbors and other owners.


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Economists as Modern Astrologers

Media and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology


Are modern economists pseudoscientists like the astrologers of old?

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Repent and Believe in the Data!

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology


The new trend among famous economists is pointing out the times they changed their views in light of new empirical findings. Far from defending economics as a science and a profession, this trend actually reveals the unscientific and ideological nature of mainstream economics.

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Rothbard: Gun Regulation Explained

Legal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

[A selection from For a New Liberty.]

If, as libertarians believe, every individual has the right to own his person and property, it then follows that he...

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Daniel Hausman on Economic Theory

Philosophy and Methodology


Daniel Hausman, an influential philosopher of economics, in a recent interview has much to say of interest to Austrians.

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Molinari: Defending Liberty in all its Forms

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Gustave de Molinari learned of “the destructive apparatus of the civilized State” from the French Revolution, “naively undertaken to establish a regime of liberty...

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25 Years Ago NY Times Got Global Warming Right

The EnvironmentInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology


Our friend Robert Bradley recently took a look back 25 years ago when the New York Times still had some scientific backbone.

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Mises Daily Weekend: Thinkers Who Challenged the State

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Mises Daily Weekend by David Gordon: Thinkers Who Challenged the State

This essay is adapted from David Gordon’s...

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