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David S. D'Amato

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David D'Amato is a news analyst for the Center for a Stateless Society. He is a lawyer with an LLM in the law of international business.

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States, Cartels, and the Anarcho-Capitalist Opposition

Free MarketsThe Police StateOther Schools of Thought

08/28/2014Mises Daily Articles
If, for good reason, we generally distrust the concentrated power wielded by coercive monopolies, we ought to avoid at all costs placing more power in the state, the ultimate embodiment of monopoly.
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Intellectual Property is Not True Property

InterventionismOther Schools of Thought

09/19/2013Mises Daily Articles
Not only is the grant of ownership rights over ideas ridiculous, it is also, in point of fact, impossible.
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Rothbard and the Libertarian Populists

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
Libertarian populism isn’t and can’t be a <em>political</em> movement; the purest libertarian populism is an enemy of politics and an uncompromising foe of the state.
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Economic Fascism and the Power Elite

Free MarketsInterventionism

03/05/2013Mises Daily Articles
The indigent segment of society, those who receive social welfare aid from the state, are not necessarily foremost among the parasites of the political means. Rather, in the statist economy of theft and wealth redistribution, it is the elite — powerful, entrenched commercial players — who most...
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Praxeology Over Positivism


03/26/2012Mises Daily Articles
Professional economists' certainty with regard to models crafted out of fragmentary data is misguided and has hastened the expansion of the total state.
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