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Robert LeFevre

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Robert LeFevre (1911–1986) ran the Freedom School and Rampart College, founded in 1957. He had a legendary impact on a whole generation of libertarians. LeFevre's complete audio archives is available in Mises Media.

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The Nature of Man and His Government

04/13/2022Mises Daily Articles
Here is Robert LeFevre's classic argument for a purely free society, the essay that made him a leading, if controversial, spokesman for the libertarian position on government and society.
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Ownership of Land

U.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

03/16/2010Mises Daily Articles
To maximize human well-being and to minimize disputes, private ownership and management of land and all appurtenances to land should be encouraged. Further, the land should be untaxed. The owner should own totally, once all encumbrances have been removed.
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Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

03/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
To converse with others, associate with them, shake hands with them, or even to experience such intimacies as a sexual relationship, does not constitute a property relationship, but rather a relationship with a property owner.
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The Birth of a Man

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

03/01/2010Mises Daily Articles
Only you can improve yourself to the point where you are competent and capable of defeating socialism within yourself. Only by so doing can you become able to serve the cause of freedom for all men.
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This Bread Is Mine

Free MarketsPricesPrivate PropertyProduction Theory

02/23/2010Mises Daily Articles
But if a little time is spent on this formula of the five costs of production, it is simple to establish that there is no such thing as "surplus value," and that the "labor theory of value" is an oversimplification.
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