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Anarchist's Progress

01/03/2022Mises Daily Articles
"The State claims and exercises the monopoly of crime … and it makes this monopoly as strict as it can. It forbids private murder, but itself organizes murder on a colossal scale."
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Acting Man

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

12/16/2021Mises Daily Articles
The field of our science is human action, not the psychological events which result in an action. It is precisely this which distinguishes the general theory of human action, praxeology, from psychology.
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A Crusoe Social Philosophy

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

12/07/2021Mises Daily Articles
Crusoe economics can aid greatly in solving such problems of political philosophy as the nature and role of liberty, property, and violence.
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A Libertarian Theory of War

Free MarketsWar and Foreign Policy

10/30/2021Mises Daily Articles
War is only proper when the exercise of violence is rigorously limited to the individual criminals. How many wars have met this criterion?
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A Culture of Fear

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

05/31/2021Mises Daily Articles
From the Great Depression to the Cold War, to the War on Terror, the regime repeatedly seeks to keep its citizens in a state of fear. And there's one "enemy" that is always there for the state to save us from: "greed" and capitalism.
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Abajo con la presidencia

02/15/2021Mises Daily Articles
Desde las guerras interminables hasta el Estado administrativo, la institución moderna de la presidencia es el principal mal político al que se enfrentan los estadounidenses.
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A Penchant for Controlling Others

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareThe Police StateOther Schools of Thought

02/04/2021Mises Daily Articles
These regulations have a clear message: "You don't know what is good for you so you must be forced to do what the government thinks is good for you."
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A Nation of Ratfinks

Big GovernmentOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/07/2020Mises Daily Articles
Do your neighbors do things that annoy you? Just give the government a call. They're ready and willing to assist with any effort that increases their power and influence, 24/7.
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Another Kind of Liberalism

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

09/14/2020Mises Daily Articles
Raico stresses that there was another tradition within classical-liberal thought, one that recognized the interdependence between religion and liberty.
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A Future of Peace and Capitalism

Free Markets

07/29/2020Mises Daily Articles
A mini-treatise by Murray Rothbard on the market economy, socialism, peace, the economics of Jefferson, and much more.
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