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The Ethics and Economics of Private Property

BiographiesLegal SystemMedia and CultureHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheoryPraxeology

02/24/2022Mises Daily Articles
The idea of private property not only agrees with our moral intuitions—it is the sole just solution to the problem of social order.
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The Case for Radical Idealism

02/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
If libertarians refuse to hold aloft the banner of the pure principle of the ultimate goal, who will? The answer is no one.
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The Rules by Which We Live

Legal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

02/19/2022Mises Daily Articles
Many of the governmental edicts are pseudo laws, rules that are annoying mainly because government has accrued to itself the sole, monopolistic authority to impose them on us.
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The "New Economists" and the Great Depression of the 1970s

The FedU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryFiscal Theory

02/16/2022Mises Daily Articles
The 1970s were the turning point in the wrong direction. Under Keynesian guidance, gold was abandoned, prices increased, and the dollar rapidly depreciated.
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Ten Recurring Economic Fallacies, 1774–2004

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

02/12/2022Mises Daily Articles
So many to choose from but Scott Trask picks ten of the most glaring economic errors that have bespotted the history of American economic policy.
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The Cultural and Spiritual Legacy of Fiat Inflation

EducationMedia and CultureWorld HistoryMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

02/10/2022Mises Daily Articles
Inflation erodes morals in creeping, insidious ways. It replaces social bonds with government controls.
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The Myths of Reaganomics

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryFiscal TheoryInterventionism

02/09/2022Mises Daily Articles
Everyone seems to agree that Reagan slashed the size and scope of government. Murray N. Rothbard exposes the truth.
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The Myth of Efficient Government Service

Big GovernmentProduction Theory

02/03/2022Mises Daily Articles
Rothbard shows that the failures of government are no accident but rather stem from the very nature of the means.
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The Church of Keynes

BiographiesFree MarketsOther Schools of Thought

01/29/2022Mises Daily Articles
On Keynes's book has been founded a new economic church, completely furnished with all the properties proper to a church, such as a revelation of its own, a rigid doctrine, a symbolic language, a propaganda, a priestcraft, and a demonology.
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The Betrayal of the American Right

U.S. HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

01/28/2022Mises Daily Articles
How the American Right evolved from Nockian radical libertarians into a movement that openly declared, "God bless the establishment."
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