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The Rothbardian Critique of Consumer Sovereignty

PricesProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

04/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Notwithstanding its endorsement by Mises, many modern Austrians reject the notion of consumer sovereignty as an inaccurate political metaphor.

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The Case for Revisionism (and Against A Priori History)

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

04/07/2018Mises Daily Articles
The noble task of Revisionism is to de-bamboozle: to penetrate the fog of lies and deception of the State and its Court Intellectuals.

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The Republic Becomes the Empire

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

03/30/2018Mises Daily Articles
Truman, without consent or knowledge of Congress, declared war on Korea. Congress condoned his usurpation of its exclusive constitutional power.

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The Tyranny of the Bench

Big GovernmentFree MarketsLegal SystemThe Police State

03/27/2018Mises Daily Articles
"Not only is a judge immune, but he can confer his immunity in a king-like fashion even onto lowly civilians who surround him."

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The Humanitarian with the Guillotine

03/23/2018Mises Daily Articles
"The slaughter committed by barbarians would not add up to one-tenth the horrors perpetrated by rulers with good intentions."

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Trade Deficits and Fiat Currencies

03/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
A trade deficit per se is not a sign of a bad economy. Indeed the trade deficit might blossom if the US ever returned to the gold standard.

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The Monetary Breakdown of the West

World HistoryGold StandardMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

03/07/2018Mises Daily Articles
In March 1968, a crisis of confidence in the dollar on the free gold markets led the United States to effect a fundamental change in the monetary system.

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Trade and the Rise of Freedom

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryPraxeologyPrivate Property

03/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
International exchange and economic freedom are mutually reinforcing, while protectionism is a form of political control.

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The Fateful Wish for Price Stability

Free MarketsInterventionismMonetary Theory

02/28/2018Mises Daily Articles
Price stability is a scheme dreamed up by central bankers and other interventionists in an effort to circumvent markets.

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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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