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The Forgotten Man

EntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

11/29/2021Mises Daily Articles
He is the man who wants alcoholic liquors for any honest purpose whatsoever, who would use his liberty without abusing it, who would occasion no public question, and trouble nobody at all.
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The Criminality of the State

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

11/19/2021Mises Daily Articles
"If you give the State power to do something for you, you give it an exact equivalent of power to do something to you."
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The Vampire Economy: Italy, Germany, and the US

11/13/2021Mises Daily Articles
The fascist form of interventionism in America was built on the rump of state corporatism that emerged during the Progressive Era and the experience of state planning during the First World War.
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The Hermeneutical Invasion

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/11/2021Mises Daily Articles
Discipline after discipline has been invaded by an arrogant band of hermeneuticians, and now even economics is under assault.
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The Essence of Hutt

BiographiesFree MarketsPricesProduction Theory

11/08/2021Mises Daily Articles
In that epoch of virtually unchallenged Keynesian ascendancy, Hutt's work was a beacon for those who defended the truth that economics is about the choices and actions of real human beings.
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The Economic Foundations of Freedom

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

10/06/2021Mises Daily Articles
All the teachings and precepts of ethics presuppose the moral autonomy of the individual and therefore appeal to the individual's conscience.
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The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Miracle

World HistoryCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and BankingPraxeology

09/25/2021Mises Daily Articles
A history of statism and credit expansion that demonstrates the failure of Keynesian policy. (Analysis by Jeffrey Herbener)
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The Not So Wild, Wild West

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPrivate Property

07/05/2021Mises Daily Articles
It appears in the absence of formal government, that the Western frontier was not as wild as legend would have us believe.
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The Drive for Regulatory Harmonization

Free MarketsInterventionism

06/24/2021Mises Daily Articles
With the affected business interests demanding regulatory harmonization and the world's legislators and regulators willing to supply it, who will oppose it? The answer, all too often, is no one.
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They Don't Hate Gold Because It's Gold. They Hate It Because It's Not Government Money.

Free MarketsGold StandardHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPrivate Property

06/05/2021Mises Daily Articles
That gold was used as money in the past is merely a historical fact. But the fact that gold was a form of private money, and thus not easily manipulated for government schemes, made it a target of countless intellectual and governmental assaults.
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