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Roman Law: From Laissez-Faire to Statism

Free MarketsLegal SystemWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

12/20/2011Mises Daily Articles
Private-property rights and laissez-faire were the fundamental heritage of the Roman law to later centuries.
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Reactionary Socialism

World HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/12/2011Mises Daily Articles
The socialist movement endeavors to revive the interventionist policies of the precapitalistic ages.
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Rothbard against War

BiographiesWar and Foreign Policy

11/03/2011Mises Daily Articles
Murray Rothbard modified the famous dictum of Marx: he wished both to understand and change the world.
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Reflections on Education

EducationFree MarketsU.S. History

10/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
Education can regulate what intelligence one has, but it cannot give one any more.
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Ron Paul's Campaign of Ideas

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

10/25/2011Mises Daily Articles
Ron Paul runs an honest campaign. Unlike that of the typical politician who carefully tailors his speeches to match the prejudices or vested interests of his audience, Dr. Paul's message is always the same: fractional-reserve banking and fiat money are violations of historic legal principles.
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Rethinking the Gold Bubble

The FedBusiness CyclesGold Standard

10/20/2011Mises Daily Articles
The erratic volatility of gold and other commodities is the direct result of further intervention into the market through central banking.
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Rothbard on Land Prices

Free MarketsCapital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipPrices

10/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
Capital, interest, and entrepreneurship all come together in the Austrian explanation of the market price of land.
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Rothbard Revises the History of the Great Depression

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsU.S. EconomyU.S. History

10/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
We now see, thanks to Rothbard's insights, that the Hoover-Roosevelt period was really a continuum.
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Robert Bidinotto and the Objectivist Subculture

Free MarketsMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

08/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
Rand's heroes weren't generals or people in law enforcement; they were engineers, inventors, designers — people focused on what they could do with their lives.
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Robert Anton Wilson


08/15/2011Mises Daily Articles
The biggest success of his freelance career was a three-volume satirical novel.
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