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Jeremy Bentham: From Laissez-Faire to Statism

BiographiesFree MarketsInterventionism

02/25/2023Mises Daily Articles
Bentham began as a devoted Smithian, but over time he became more and more statist.
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Just Say No to the New Forever War

PoliticsProgressivismWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

02/25/2023Mises Media
American and European political elites seem to be wanting the Russia-Ukraine war to be fought to the last Ukranian and have done nothing to bring peace. It's time for a change.
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January 6 Trials Remind Us Why We Must Abolish Seditious Conspiracy Laws

LawU.S. History

12/11/2022Mises Media
The January 6 trials remind us violence against a person or property should be prosecuted as exactly that, and not as a special category of crime against the regime.
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Joe Biden and the "Transformational" Presidency


11/21/2022Mises Media
Historian Jon Meacham urges Joe Biden to be a "transformational" president in the way of FDR, but he forgets that Roosevelt put the "Great" in "Great Depression."
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John Lilburne: The First English Libertarian

BiographiesFree MarketsWorld History

07/30/2022Mises Daily Articles
Lilburne's courageous campaigns for liberty resulted in his spending much of his life in prisons.
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John T. Flynn and the Myth of FDR

BiographiesThe FedU.S. History

07/19/2022Mises Daily Articles
Roosevelt needed the war and wanted the war, and the war came.
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Jamaica's Experience Shows That Even Draconian Gun Control Will Not Stop Gun Violence

LawProperty RightsThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

06/28/2022Mises Media
In the wake of mass shootings, progressives claim that draconian gun laws will stop these tragic events. However, the gun control record in places like Jamaica provides contrary evidence.
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Just How Common Are School Shootings?

DemocracyLawLegal SystemThe Police State

06/04/2022Mises Media
Thirty-nine people were killed in school shootings in 2018 (one of the worst years). In the same period, 900 children drowned, and 1,800 were murdered via child abuse.
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Jordan Peterson on Austrian Economics: Free Markets Are "Profoundly Equitable"

CoordinationFree MarketsPhilosophyPlanningPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

04/29/2022Mises Media
Jordan Peterson is turning his eye toward Austrian economics. Unlike the many conservatives who see free market advocacy as some sort of "dangerous fundamentalism," Peterson seems to get it.
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James Mill: Laissez-Faire's Lenin

BiographiesWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/14/2020Mises Daily Articles
As leader of the laissez-faire radicals in England, James Mill was a master of political strategy, although some of his methods were rather morally deficient.
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