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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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Jim Bovard on Mises Weekends
Mises Weekends

Jim Bovard on the Terrible Politicization of America

Jeff Deist and Jim Bovard take an unflinching look at the disastrous politicization of everything in America.

Liberty Dicta and Force

Liberty, Dicta & Force

From the introduction: Advancing social ideas that do not demand obedience or compliance requires far more personal...

The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Institute Publications

Científicos sociales, escolarización y aculturación de inmigrantes en Estados Unidos en el siglo XIX

Las escuelas públicas siempre han sido fundamentales para la capacidad del gobierno de hacer propaganda a favor de un...

The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Institute Publications

Burocracia y funcionariado en Estados Unidos

Una de las leyes sociológicas más importantes es la "Ley de Hierro de la Oligarquía": cada campo de actividad humana,...

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Mises Daily Articles

Tres nuevos tratos: por qué los nazis y los fascistas amaban a FDR

Los críticos del New Deal de Roosevelt a menudo lo comparan con el fascismo. Esto se reconoció como cierto durante la...

Introduction to the Civil War

A Policy of Northern Oppression

As the fear of spies and traitors spread through the North, political arrests became commonplace, even in states as far...

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