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True Liberalism: A Personal Reflection in Honor of Ralph Raico

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/06/2017

We can build upon our understanding of liberalism, but as Ralph would stress, we should never forget our traditions, or discount our principles.

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Jean-Baptiste Say, on the 250th Anniversary of His Birth

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog01/01/2017

J.B. Say was the foremost French political economist in the early 1800s, and many of his insights are important for economists today.

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Mises on the Myth of Marx

Biographies

The Economist gets it right. In a new review of Marx they argue that "the myth is more impressive than the reality."

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Week in Review: December 17, 2016

BiographiesThe FedPolitical Theory

Blog12/16/2016

We lost one of the great scholars this week with the passing of Ralph Raico.

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Ralph Raico, RIP

Biographies

Blog12/13/2016

Ralph Raico, the leading historian of classical liberalism and disciple of Murray Rothbard, has passed away.

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Robert D. Tollison, RIP

BiographiesOther Schools of Thought

Blog10/24/2016

Tollison was one of the most inventive, prolific, and impactful scholars of our generation.

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Interview: Mark Thornton on Rothbard, Skyscrapers, and More

BiographiesGlobal EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

Blog09/09/2016

Mark Thornton and Grégoire Canlorbe discuss Mises, Rothbard, the Drug War, and Adam Smith in this interview from Institut Coppet in France.

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Was Rothbard Really So Intransigent?

BiographiesStrategy

Blog08/10/2016

Rothbard, far more than his Beltway critics, understood the practical necessity of working with diverse people on an issue by issue basis.

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What Hayek Got Wrong About Keynes

BiographiesWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/16/2016

Was Keynes, as Hayek maintained, a "brilliant scholar"?

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James Champlin: An Early Advocate for Free Trade

BiographiesGlobal EconomyTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog05/11/2016

James Champlin, a 19th-century critic of protectionism, anticipated many of the free-trade insights of the Austrian school.

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