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Happy Birthday Ms. Lane!

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Blog12/05/2005

Today, December 5, marks the birthday of Rose Wilder Lane (Daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder) born 1886 and died 1968. She was one of the last century's most ardent defenders of American freedoms. In books such as The Discovery of Freedom (one of the top 100 non-fiction books of the 20th...

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Remembering Thomas Babington Macaulay

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Blog10/24/2005

One of the best writers of the old liberal school was Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay (1800-1859), the Whig historian, essayist and statesman. He was an unashamed advocate of economic freedom and a writer who excelled at pointing out the errors of logic and abuses of power he saw at work around...

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Robbins on Mises

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Blog03/10/2005

New in the Ward and Massey Libraries, among 25,000 titles. Lord Robbins, Autobiography of an Economist (London: MacMillan, St. Martin's Press, 1971). From pp. 107-108:

I cannot leave this theme [the non-viability of socialism] without expressing further...
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Patrick Henry's Birthday

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Blog05/27/2004

May 29th marks the birthday in 1736 of Patrick Henry, America's "Orator of Liberty." His "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech in March 1775 was the spark that ignited the Revolution in Virginia, and continues to serve as a battle cry for...

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Mises: Scientist and Fighter

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

10/17/2018The Free Market
The historic contribution of Mises was represented not so much by the magisterial works that he produced in 1912, or 1922, in 1933, or 1940 — as by his courageous, lonely vigil during the arid decades of the 1940s, 50s and 60s.
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Why the Mises Institute Is in Auburn

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

10/05/2018Audio/Video
Presented at the Mises Institute's 2018 Supporters Summit in Auburn, Alabama.
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Hegel and the Romantic Age

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

09/08/2018Mises Daily Articles
Hegel, unfortunately, was not a bizarre aberrant force in European thought. He was one of many infected by Romanticism.
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Today's Leading Mises Scholar on the Man and His Legacy

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/14/2018The Austrian
"He used Menger’s edifice as a framework, and then he solidified its foundations and proceeded to build an entire basilica on top of it. It was an enormous achievement."
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Salute to Von Mises: For 92 Years He Has Fought the Good Fight

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/28/2018Articles of Interest
Thanks to Mises, we now understand that the only way that socialists can solve the problem of resource allocation is by adopting capitalism.
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Who Is Henry Hazlitt?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/24/2018Audio/Video
Jonathan Newman discusses the contributions of Henry Hazlitt (1894–1993), the brilliant popularizer of sound economics.
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