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Myth and Truth About Libertarianism

Free MarketsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

07/20/2019Mises Daily Articles
Here are six common myths often heard about libertarianism.
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Marxism vs. the Majority

BiographiesWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

04/24/2019Mises Daily Articles
As the Marxians do not admit that differences of opinion can be settled by discussion and persuasion or decided by majority vote, no solution is open but civil war.
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Marx's Terrifying Vision of "Raw Communism"

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

09/27/2018Mises Daily Articles
Karl Marx portrayed a horrifying and violent state of society which is allegedly necessary "to reduce all to a common level."
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Malinvestment, Not Overinvestment, Causes Booms

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

09/11/2018Mises Daily Articles
The characteristic mark of economic history under capitalism is unceasing economic progress, a steady increase in the quantity of capital goods available, and a continuous trend toward an improvement in the general standard of living.
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Markets, Not Unions, Gave us Leisure

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyInterventionismPolitical TheoryProduction Theory

09/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
The shorter work week is entirely a capitalist invention. As capital investment caused the marginal productivity of labor to increase over time, less labor was required to produce the same levels of output.
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Market Data: Power, War, and Man

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

07/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Civilization is an achievement of the 'bourgeois' spirit, not of the spirit of war and conquest.
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Martin Van Buren: El Gladstone estadounidense

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

07/06/2018Mises Daily Articles
Martin Van Buren favoreció la paz, la libertad y la descentralización. Por lo tanto, la mayoría de los historiadores están predispuestos en su contra.
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Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

07/06/2018Mises Daily Articles
Martin Van Buren favored peace, freedom, and decentralization. Thus, most historians are biased against him.
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Must Free Trade Be Reciprocal?

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
Advocates of commercial treaties maintain that freedom of trade must be reciprocal. Whether they know it or not, they are protectionists in principle.
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Mercantilism as the Economic Side of Absolutism

World HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/26/2017Mises Daily Articles
Mercantilism was of necessity a system of state-building, of big government, of high taxes, and the aggrandizing of the nation-state.
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