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The Elite under Capitalism

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

6 hours agoMises Daily Articles
Precisely because they are producing for profit, the businessmen are producing for the use of the consumers.

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The Ethics of Boycotts

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

05/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
Whether we wish any particular boycott well or ill depends on our moral values. But a boycott is legitimate per se.

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The Neglect of Bastiat's School by English-speaking Economists

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

05/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
The image of Bastiat's school that has been handed down in the Anglo-American doctrinal literature is one that has been deliberately distorted by its doctrinal enemies and is in desperate need of extensive revision.

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The Austrian School's Critique of Marxism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

05/05/2018Mises Daily Articles
Marxism was never a good idea "in theory." As Mises explained, it is a mess both in theory and in practice.

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The Specific Value of Money

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

05/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
"Different people and the same people at different times value the same objective facts in a different way."

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The Rothbardian Critique of Consumer Sovereignty

PricesProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

04/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Notwithstanding its endorsement by Mises, many modern Austrians reject the notion of consumer sovereignty as an inaccurate political metaphor.

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The Case for Revisionism (and Against A Priori History)

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

04/07/2018Mises Daily Articles
The noble task of Revisionism is to de-bamboozle: to penetrate the fog of lies and deception of the State and its Court Intellectuals.

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The Republic Becomes the Empire

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

03/30/2018Mises Daily Articles
Truman, without consent or knowledge of Congress, declared war on Korea. Congress condoned his usurpation of its exclusive constitutional power.

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The Tyranny of the Bench

Big GovernmentFree MarketsLegal SystemThe Police State

03/27/2018Mises Daily Articles
"Not only is a judge immune, but he can confer his immunity in a king-like fashion even onto lowly civilians who surround him."

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The Humanitarian with the Guillotine

03/23/2018Mises Daily Articles
"The slaughter committed by barbarians would not add up to one-tenth the horrors perpetrated by rulers with good intentions."

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