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Violence: How It's Different From Market Exchange

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

Not all human action is truly voluntary in the marketplace. Violence can be used to distort and force a wide variety of relationship among human beings.

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The "Science" of Liberty

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Some day, perhaps, liberty and “libertarian studies” will be recognized as an independent, though related, part of the academic curriculum.

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What Libertarians Can Learn From the Abolitionists

StrategyPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Libertarians must never compromise, even if it means accepting partial victories.

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Ballots and Bullets

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


It is often argued that democracy replaces violent political changes with peaceful ones, but this is not quite as convincing as we are told.

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Nations by Consent

Global EconomyStrategyPolitical Theory


Libertarians tend to focus on the analysis of the individual and the state. But what about the dramatic reemergence of the neglected aspect of the "nation"?

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Just Boundaries and National Self-Determination

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory


The whole point of national self-determination is to get top-down coercive power out of the picture.

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Penthouse Interviews Murray Rothbard

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


Attacking the current political leadership and virtually every element of government policy, Rothbard explains why he still has confidence in the future of America.

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Libertarian Thought in Colonial America

U.S. HistoryPolitical TheoryPraxeology

1 hour agoMises Daily Articles
The growth of libertarian thought in eighteenth-century America was heavily influenced by a preceding growth in England.

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Mercantilism: A Lesson for Our Times?

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

02/15/2017Mises Daily Articles
Inflation did not benefit the poor; wages lagged behind the rise in prices during inflations, especially behind agricultural prices.

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Man, Economy, and State, with Power and Market

Austrian Economics OverviewPolitical Theory

Rothbard's Man, Economy, and State combined with Power and Market , narrated by Jeff Riggenbach...

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