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Does Wal-Mart Destroy Communities?

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

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25. The Marxian Class Conflict Doctrine

Online Text Page from Economic Freedom and Interventionism, Ch. III. Mises As Critic

The most popular of the Marxian teachings is the doctrine of the irreconcilable conflict of social classes.

5. The Most Recent Socialist Doctrines and the Problem of Economic Calculation

Online Text Chapter from Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth

Since recent events helped socialist parties to obtain power in Russia, Hungary, Germany and Austria, and have thus made the execution of a socialist nationalization program a topical issue, 17 Marxist writers have themselves begun to deal more closely with the problems of the regulation of the socialist commonwealth.

What Does Marginality Mean?

Mises DailyAugust 11, 2004
Robert Murphy explains what it means to act "on the margin" or to think in terms of "marginality?" Economists use the term often. The Mises Circle in interwar Vienna even had songs with refrains that included the words "Marginal Utility." Here is your one-article guide to understanding what all the...

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Please Vote for Me

Mises DailyMay 5, 2011
Support is bought and sold. Assistants change sides. There are lies, betrayal, and bribery.

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What War Does

Audio/VideoFebruary 28, 2012
Sponsored by Furman Conservative Students for a Better Tomorrow, 25 February 2012 at Furman University; Greenville, SC.

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Give Me Liberty

BooksMarch 7, 2013
In Give Me Liberty , originally published in 1936, Lane calls for a return to American individualism and a repudiation of the New Deal.

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What Social Classes Owe Each Other

BooksJune 27, 2007
What the Social Classes Owe to Each Other asks a crucially important question: does any class or interest group have the duty and burden of fighting the battles of life for any other class or of solving the social problems to the satisfaction of any other class or group?

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What Has Government Done to Our Money?

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard boils down the Austrian theory to its essentials. He shows precisely how banks create money out of thin air and how the central bank, backed by government power, allows them to get away with it.

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Secession, State, and Liberty

BooksJune 30, 1998
The essays in Secession, State & Liberty argue that the political impulse to secede—to attempt to separate from central government control—is a vital part of the Lockean classical-liberal tradition, one that emerges when national governments become too big and too ambitious. Unlike...

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What Does "Class Action" Mean?

Mises DailyJune 24, 2011
One can only imagine the looting that would have commenced had the decision gone the other way.

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From The Archives

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

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The Economics of Enterprise

BooksJune 16, 2009
From the author: In questions of economic theory the writer conceives himself, as among his colleagues of the craft, to be in essentials rather a conservative than an innovator. The Socialists, indeed — with whom he disclaims all theoretical sympathies — seem to him to be the ultra-...

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The Economics and Ethics of Private Property

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This book collects some of Hoppe's most important essays on the topic of private property...

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The Private Production of Defense

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Hans Hoppe takes on the most difficult subject in economic and political theory: the provision of security.

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The Fed on the Greek Debt Crisis: What, Me Worry?

BlogJune 29, 2015

Global markets appear to be unsure that the Greek debt crisis will be resolved in an orderly way. The Fed meanwhile is taking a more blasé approach. Paul-Martin Foss writes

As the Greek crisis comes to a head, it seems to...

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Anatomy of the State

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Anatomy of the State gives a succinct account of Rothbard’s view of the state. Rothbard regards the state as a predatory entity. It does not produce anything but rather steals resources from those engaged in production...

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Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis

BooksFebruary 22, 2006
Ludwig von Mises’s Socialism is the most important critical examination of socialism ever written...

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