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Mises versus Menger?

Monetary Theory

08/28/2012Mises Daily Articles
Even if they differed on the similarity of the social and physical sciences, it does not follow that Mises and Menger differed on the correct method of economics.
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Mind the Theory

Praxeology

08/13/2012Mises Daily Articles
The saying that things may work nicely in theory, but do not necessarily work in practice is well known, but there's good theory and bad theory.
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Millennial Communism

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

08/09/2012Mises Daily Articles
Marx's devotion to communism was his crucial point, far more central than the dialectic, the class struggle, the theory of surplus value, and all the rest.
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Make Profits, Not War

U.S. HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

07/23/2012Mises Daily Articles
Free trade reduces the urge to go to war.
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Modern Banking’s Fatal Flaw

07/11/2012Mises Daily Articles
The current financial crisis is no accident. It is the predictable and logical result of fractional-reserve banking and the symbiosis between politics and banking that make this system possible. Only a return to legally sound banking principles can remedy this unfortunate situation.
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Mr. Molyneux Responds

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/11/2012Mises Daily Articles
Last week, I reviewed, in not altogether favorable terms, Stefan Molyneux's book Universally Preferable Behavior . The author has replied.
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Must America Embrace Empire to Be Safe?

U.S. HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

06/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
The book American Empire is a debate between two "realist" authors on the practical virtues of empire.
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Marriage Under the Influence of the Idea of Contract

Free MarketsInterventionism

04/16/2012Mises Daily Articles
As the idea of contract enters the law of marriage, it breaks the rule of the male, and makes the wife a partner with equal rights.
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Market Order in War-Torn Iraq

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

04/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
Free-market solutions have blossomed in spite of being in the heart of a country ravaged by economic sanctions and all but total war.
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Mises on the Basics of Money

Monetary Theory

03/28/2012Mises Daily Articles
Why would people give up goods and services for little disks of silver and gold that they never actually use?
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