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Wendy McElroy

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The author of several books, Wendy McElroy maintains two active websites: and

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Redeeming the Industrial Revolution

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionism

11/17/2011Mises Daily Articles
[Wendy McElroy will be teaching Capitalism and the Advance of Women , an online Mises Academy course, starting January 26.] A destructive myth has wrapped itself around laissez-faire capitalism. It is the erroneous notion that the free market harms the "vulnerable" within society; specifically, it...

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This Article Will Cost You Two "McElroys"

10/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is exploding like a force of nature into the streets and around the globe. Libertarians are deeply conflicted in their responses to the protest because the movement's message is deeply flawed and often cacophonous. But one of the voices rising from the pavement is that of...

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Decriminalize the Average Man

Legal SystemInterventionism

10/12/2011Mises Daily Articles
The average person unknowingly breaks at least three federal criminal laws every day.

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Bourne of War

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

10/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
Bourne defined war as the ultimate act of statehood, as the utmost act of "a group in its aggressive aspects."

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Divided, We Stand

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

09/29/2011Mises Daily Articles
One of the most destructive ideas in American history may be collapsing under its own unsupportable weight.

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