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Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.

Founder and Chairman

Tags Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismThe FedFree MarketsStrategyThe Police StateU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyGold StandardPolitical Theory

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Anything other than free enterprise always means a society of compulsion and lower living standards, and any form of socialism strictly enforced means dictatorship and the total state.

Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr., is founder and chairman of the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, editor of LewRockwell.com, and author of Fascism versus Capitalism.

Fascism versus Capitalism

Big GovernmentOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

11/26/2013Books
Lew Rockwell examines the starkly contrasting systems of capitalism and fascism, noting pro-fascist trends in recent decades as well as the larger historical trends in the United States and internationally.
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The Left, The Right, and The State

Big GovernmentFree MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/31/2008Mises Daily Articles
We must become the intellectual dissidents of our time, rejecting the demands for statism that come from the Left and Right.
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Speaking of Liberty

Big GovernmentFree Markets

12/15/2003Books
Rockwell's book is as pro-liberty as it is brutally critical of government.
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The Economics of Liberty

Big GovernmentFree MarketsPolitical Theory

08/30/1990Books
This collection of short, entertaining, and educational articles exposes how government interference with the economy violates individual liberty, leads to inefficiencies, and rewards special interests.
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Don't Trust the Brain Trust

Booms and BustsInterventionism

08/14/2021Mises Daily Articles
The New Deal is a paradigmatic case of how to turn a downturn into a depression. That US leaders regard this as a model to follow does not speak very well of their economic literacy, and it doesn't bode well for our future.
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Our Corporate Oligarchy and the Road to National Socialism

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08/02/2021Mises Daily Articles
The Nazi regime represented not a unique evil in history but rather a now conventional combination of two dangerous ideological trends: nationalism and socialism.
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In Defense of Debt Collection

Financial MarketsTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

06/15/2021Mises Daily Articles
So the government is concerned about rough debt-collection tactics? Try skipping out on your taxes this year and see how rough the tactics can become.
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Myths of the Mixed Economy

InterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

06/01/2021Mises Daily Articles
If the mixed economy is such a disaster, why do we have one? Because it enables the well-connected to loot the rest of us in a social democracy disguised as "democratic capitalism."
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The Faith of Entrepreneurs

The Entrepreneur

05/11/2021Mises Media
For the entrepreneur in a market economy, nothing is a sure thing. Every business is only a short step from bankruptcy. No business possesses the power to make people buy what they do not want. All success is potentially fleeting.
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