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Mises’s Lasting Legacy

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

17 hours agoMises Daily Articles
It was Mises's misfortune that during his life his economic and political ideas were so out of fashion. But, his legacy is lasting and strong.

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The Economics of Hillary Clinton

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

09/26/2016Mises Daily Articles
Hillary Clinton likes to say she wants to help the middle class. But, her economic policy only helps her crony capitalist pals.

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Why Mises (and not Hayek)?

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

09/12/2016Mises Daily Articles
Mises and Hayek are widely considered the most eminent liberal thinkers of the twentieth century. But, there are differences in their two legacies.

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Celebrating 30 Years of Mises University

Education

05/06/2016Mises Daily Articles
It's a thrill to see all that Mises University has accomplished over the years.

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The Week in Review: April 9, 2016

Booms and BustsEducationEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

04/08/2016Mises Daily Articles
Our greatest enemy today is the economic illiteracy and confusion on the part of those who insist on “planning,” “stabilizing,” and straitjacketing the economy...

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Liberty Defined

Political Theory

04/07/2016Mises Daily Articles
The goal is liberty. The results of liberty are all the things we love, none of which can be finally provided by government.

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Cash Banned, Freedom Gone

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

04/05/2016Mises Daily Articles
Europe continues to move toward banning physical cash. But, in spite of government claims, it's not about fighting crime. It's about economic control...

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The European Union Is Anti-European

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/04/2016Mises Daily Articles
The modern drive to centralize European government and make a European superstate threatens to destroy what made Europe great in the first place.

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The Week in Review: April 2, 2016

04/02/2016Mises Daily Articles
This weekend, over 130 scholars from over 10 countries and 58 colleges and universities gathered in Auburn for the 2016 Austrian Economics Research Conference.

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Will North Korea and Cuba Ever Be Wealthy?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

04/01/2016Mises Daily Articles
As with East Germany, a liberalized Cuba would still require decades to catch up to its affluent neighbors, economically. North Korea is an even more extreme case. All these cases illustrate that political changes cannot substitute for the hard work of building wealth.

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