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Richard J. Maybury

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Mr. Maybury writes on investments and has written 22 books and monographs, including Whatever Happened to Penny Candy? and his Uncle Eric series of books, which focus on economics, law and history.

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The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/23/2016

In the early years, the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony had little to be thankful for until they gave up on dreams of utopia and turned to markets instead.

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Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

01/08/2016Books
Richard Maybury helps people think through what causes prices to rise, the trials that businesses face, the motive force behind entrepreneurship, where wealth comes from, what prosperity and poverty mean, and what kinds of intervention harm business.
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The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

Free MarketsU.S. History

11/27/2014Mises Daily Articles
In the early years, the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony adopted a 17th-century form of socialism and nearly starved to death. They had little to be thankful for until they gave up on dreams of utopia and turned to markets instead.

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The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical TheoryProduction Theory

11/20/1999Mises Daily Articles
The real meaning of Thanksgiving: Plymouth was a socialist colony and it failed miserably.

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The Found Fathers: Smugglers, Tax Evaders and Traitors?

U.S. History

07/01/1987The Free Market
During patriotic holidays, the news media applaud the Founding Fathers. But rarely does anyone mention some important facts about them: that they were smugglers, tax evaders, and traitors. Not only is this important, it is also praiseworthy; it produced the most advanced civilization ever known.
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