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The Lesson Revisited



Economics, as we have now seen again and again, is a science of recognizing secondary consequences.

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The Open Conspiracy

Money and BanksInterventionismMonetary Theory


Henry Hazlitt describes "the open conspiracy" among politicians to refuse to address the national debt.

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Henry Hazlitt Responds to 10 Common Objections to Capitalism

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionism


The number of faults that have been alleged against capitalism are without limit. Few have any merit.

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How You Don't Cure Poverty

U.S. EconomyInterventionism


From 1971, Henry Hazlitt shows how government solutions to poverty, from welfare to minimum wage laws, will never work.

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The ABCs of a Market Economy

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionism


This immense cooperative system is known as a free-market economy. It was not consciously planned by anybody. It evolved.

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Hazlitt, 1946: Inflation, Deflation, Confusion

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryInterventionism


In his Newsweek column, Henry Hazlitt addresses inflation, deflation, and criticisms of capitalism by "democratic socialists." 

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On Appeasing Envy

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionism

07/30/2013Mises Daily Articles
The envious are not satisfied with equality; they secretly yearn for superiority and revenge.

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Soak the Rich?

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

10/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
From the Buffett Rule to France's 75% tax on the wealthy, "soaking the rich" is all the rage once again.

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The Road to Totalitarianism

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/11/2012Mises Daily Articles
The greatest threat to American liberty today comes from within. It is the threat of a growing and spreading totalitarian ideology.

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The Task Confronting Libertarians

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
Libertarians must form and maintain organizations not only to promote their broad principles but to promote these principles in special fields.

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