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What the American Votes For

BiographiesPolitical Theory

11/06/2012Mises Daily Articles
Does our attitude toward elections prove that we are politically ignorant, shiftless, irresponsible, and get no better government than we deserve?

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Voting: The Seen and the Unseen

Political Theory

11/06/2012Mises Daily Articles
Office-seeking is a dead-end road. Principled promotion of ideological change is the way forward.

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The First 30 Years of the Mises Institute

Austrian Economics Overview

11/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
We've made available to the world, free of charge, an enormous library of the most important works ever written on Austrian economics and libertarian theory...

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The Two Hatchets

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

11/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
Between you and a Belgian, therefore, there is exactly the same difference as in my trade there would be between a blunt and a sharp axe.

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The Broken Window Reader

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
With the lessons contained in the following list of resources, you can easily blow down the fundamentally flimsy arguments of the hurri-Keynesians.

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Ancient Spartan Communism

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

11/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
A state that is at war, or that is perpetually organized for war, dare not tolerate individual liberties.

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The Broken-Window Fallacy

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/01/2012Mises Daily Articles
Let us review Bastiat's original lesson and apply it to modern-day disputes over the possible benefits of destructive events...

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Against the Hurri-Keynesians

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/01/2012Mises Daily Articles
It seems that we may never rid ourselves of the broken-window fallacy.

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Two Systems of Morals

History of the Austrian School of Economics

10/31/2012Mises Daily Articles
"In the sweat of thy brow shalt thou eat bread!" But everyone wants as much bread and as little sweat as possible. This is the conclusion of history...

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The Economics of Dracula

BiographiesWorld HistoryInterventionism

10/31/2012Mises Daily Articles
Vlad Tepes III, the man who would become the inspiration for Count Dracula, was one of the most atrocious and cruel tyrants in history.

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