Biographies

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Benedict XVI: A Life

Biographies

03/05/2021Articles of Interest
Peter Seewald has published an extensive biography of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, which will be of special interest to all supporters of the Austrian school and lovers of liberty who, whether believers or not, persistently condemn the “fatal conceit” of statism.
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Why Rothbard Endures

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/04/2021Mises Media
Instead of succumbing to the zeitgeist, Rothbard moved it.
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The Great Paper-Money Experiment

BiographiesBooms and BustsWorld HistoryInterventionism

02/20/2021Mises Daily Articles
By 1715, the manipulation of the currency, the increase in public debt, and the mismanagement of state finances had left France in poverty and chaos. Such was the state of affairs when John Law appeared in Paris.
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"The E Stands for Excellence": A Tribute to Walter E. Williams

Biographies

12/08/2020Mises Media
Williams’s impressive ability to speak on wide-ranging issues with unusual clarity derived from his steadfast commitment to the “economic way of thinking.”
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Harry Truman: Advancing the Revolution

BiographiesU.S. History

12/05/2020Mises Daily Articles
Under Truman, FDR's revolution was consolidated and advanced beyond what even Franklin Roosevelt had ever dared hope for.
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James Mill: Laissez-Faire's Lenin

BiographiesWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/14/2020Mises Daily Articles
As leader of the laissez-faire radicals in England, James Mill was a master of political strategy, although some of his methods were rather morally deficient.
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The Economics of Destutt de Tracy

BiographiesMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

09/16/2020Mises Daily Articles
Tracy's deductive methodology, his liberal approach to governmental affairs, and his subjectivism qualify him as a proto-Austrian economist who enjoyed considerable influence not only in France but also around the world.
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Radio Rothbard with Comic Dave Smith

Big GovernmentBiographiesMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

09/11/2020Mises Media
This show features a personal and revealing interview of Comic Dave Smith by Jeff Deist. It shows a side of Dave you haven't seen before—so don't miss it.
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The Real William Graham Sumner

BiographiesFree MarketsInterventionism

08/25/2020Mises Daily Articles
Sumner is wrongly accused of being a "social Darwinist." Indeed, there is considerable evidence that the entire concept of "social Darwinism" as we know it today was virtually invented decades after Sumner's death.
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Michael Boldin on Hanging Out with 2 Live Crew and Sticking it to the NSA

BiographiesLegal SystemMedia and Culture

05/28/2020Mises Media
Michael Boldin explains how he ended up advising state governments to kick the NSA out of their backyard.
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