Does Wal-Mart Destroy Communities?

May 1, 2004
We have heard all the claims 10,000 times, and here William Anderson deals with the main ones.

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The Fed in 2012

February 27, 2013
If the economy improves, the banking sector will increasingly loan out its reserves and bring inflationary pressure to prices. If the economy does not improve, the Fed will not be able to unload the low-quality assets on its balance sheet, and thus the inflationary pressures will remain. The so-...

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From The Archives

January 8, 1999
How Mises's Human Action came to be written. ...

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June 7, 1999
The use and abuse of a nebulous slogan. (Commentary by Tibor R. Machan)

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A Live Blog From Salamanca

October 30, 2009
Our talks today were in the Chapter room where Francisco Vitoria taught and the professors of the 15th and 16th centuries gave papers for each other before their public presentations at the university.

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Zoning Laws Destroy Communities

April 30, 2010
Zoning laws are a violation of property rights.

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The Crisis in 10 Points

December 31, 2008
The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the long effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.

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The Mises Week in Review: October 10, 2015

October 10, 2015
International trade grasped headlines with Monday’s announcement that twelve governments have agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. While we should expect to see this celebrated in the editorial pages of the Wall Street Journal , it is unfortunate even libertarian organizations are...

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The Mises Daily Top 10 of 2010

January 5, 2011
Mises Daily authors possess a skill held by very few others; they are able to take complex topics and convey them in a form that is accessible, concise, and enjoyable to read. Here are the smash hits of 2010.

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Prize Presentations | ASC 2012

March 14, 2012
The awarding of the Lawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics, and The O.P. Alford III Prize in Libertarian Scholarship. Presented by Joseph T. Salerno. Recorded 10 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [3:10]

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Socialism and War: Essays, Documents, Reviews: The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek, Vol. 10.

This volume of F.A. Hayek's collected works brings together chapters, articles, and reviews Hayek wrote between 1935 and 1949...

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10. Fiat Money and Government Deficits by Amadeus Gabriel

Online Text Page from The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor of Joseph T. Salerno, Ch. III. Policy

Scholars* of the Austrian tradition are particularly known for their important work in the field of monetary economics. They analyze the dynamics of fiat money and its impact on the real economy.

The New Despotism

June 15, 1976
When the modern political community was being shaped at the end of the 18th century, its founders thought that the consequences of republican or representative institutions in government would be the reduction of political power in individual lives.

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The Return to Laisser Faire

June 5, 1929
Government means, or should mean, the right ordering of all. Modern government has degenerated into tinkering with the wants or rights or liberties of classes or sections or groups, and it is rare, in these days, to hear a political discussion which takes adequate account of the interests of the...

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How to Keep Our Liberty

February 27, 1952
"Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation." This was a comment by Benjamin Disraeli a century ago when he was beginning the task of building the Conservative Party, a party that still lives a lusty, constructive life...

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The De Moneta of Nicholas Oresme and English Mint Documents

February 14, 1956
Nicole Oresme has been called the most brilliant scientist of the 14th century: mathematician, musicologist, physicist, philosopher, and economist. On top of that, he was a Bishop and a theologian. His writings of money bear much in common with Carl Menger. Oresme's treatise on money, De Moneta...

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10. The League of Nations

Online Text Page from Liberalism: In the Classical Tradition, Ch. 3. Liberal Foriegn Policy

Just as, in the eyes of the liberal, the state is not the highest ideal, so it is also not the best apparatus of compulsion. The metaphysical theory of the state declaresapproaching, in this respect, the vanity and presumption of the absolute monarchsthat each individual state is sovereign, i.e., that it represents the last and highest court of appeals.

10. The Argument of Fascism

Online Text Page from Liberalism: In the Classical Tradition, Ch. 1. The Foundations of Liberal Policy

If liberalism nowhere found complete acceptance, its success in the nineteenth century went so far at least as that some of the most important of its principles were considered beyond dispute. Before 1914, even the most dogged and bitter enemies of liberalism had to resign themselves to allowing many liberal principles to pass unchallenged.

10 Economic Errors

May 1, 2000
Fifteen years ago, Murray N. Rothbard wrote a piece on the most prevalent economic errors of that time. What are the great economic errors alive today?

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