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The Laissez-Faire Radical: A Quest for the Historical Mises

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

01/25/2018Mises Daily Articles
For Mises, self-determination of nations and nationalities was simply grounded in the rights of individuals.

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The Causes of the Revolution of 1776

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

01/23/2018Mises Daily Articles
The colonists regarded the State primarily as an instrument whereby one might help oneself and hurt others.

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The Consumption Tax: A Critique

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
There has been far too much concentration on the form of taxation and not enough on its total amount.

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The Rise of the West

Free MarketsWorld History

12/29/2017Mises Daily Articles
Throughout history, material privation and chronic insecurity were the norm.

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The Anti-Imperialist League and the Battle Against Empire

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/27/2017Mises Daily Articles
States have successfully managed to persuade subject populations that any insult to the state is an insult to the people as well.

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The Restoration and the Navigation Acts

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

12/23/2017Mises Daily Articles
One of the most far-reaching actions of the Restoration was a series of Navigation Acts, by which England imposed mercantilist restrictions on its empire.

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Time for Another Revolution

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

12/21/2017Mises Daily Articles
In exchange for an income tax King George III would have conceded every point made against him by the colonists.

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The Saver as a Voter

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/20/2017Mises Daily Articles
Millions suffer because their governments obstruct domestic saving and capital formation and keep foreign capital out.

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The Corrupt Origins of Central Banking

U.S. HistoryInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/04/2017Mises Daily Articles
The main objective of the Nationalists, who were also known as Federalists, was essentially to establish an American version of the British mercantilist system, the very system that the Revolution had been fought against.

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Three National Treasures: Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/30/2017Mises Daily Articles
In an age when loot-seeking is the norm among politicians — both governmental and academic, Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard have held high the banner of truth and freedom.

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