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The Sudden Emergence of Tom Paine

BiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

08/03/2022Mises Daily Articles
"Paine not only laid bare the roots of monarchy, but provided a brilliant insight into the nature and origins of the State itself."
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Garet Garrett: Far Forward of the Trenches

BiographiesFree MarketsU.S. History

08/01/2022Mises Daily Articles
Garrett wanted his government to mind its own business. This is because he wanted Americans to be able to mind their own business without being taxed, conscripted, or killed in other people's causes.
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John Lilburne: The First English Libertarian

BiographiesFree MarketsWorld History

07/30/2022Mises Daily Articles
Lilburne's courageous campaigns for liberty resulted in his spending much of his life in prisons.
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Why Murray Rothbard Is a Great Economist

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

07/28/2022Mises Media
A brief biography of Rothbard and his important works, and a survey of some of his contributions to economics.
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John T. Flynn and the Myth of FDR

BiographiesThe FedU.S. History

07/19/2022Mises Daily Articles
Roosevelt needed the war and wanted the war, and the war came.
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Generalissimo Washington: How He Crushed the Spirit of Liberty

BiographiesU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/11/2022Mises Daily Articles
Washington set out to transform a people's army, uniquely suited for a libertarian revolution, into another orthodox and despotically ruled statist force after the familiar European model.
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The Epistemological Case for Capitalism

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

07/09/2022Mises Daily Articles
In Human Action , Mises had shown that economic analysis leads directly to laissez faire conclusions. He demonstrated that government intervention entails consequences that are unwanted even from the point of view of the champions of these interventions.
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Ludwig von Mises: 1881–1973

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/02/2022Mises Daily Articles
Rothbard's obituary for Mises: "Words cannot express our great sense of loss: of … this courageous and lifelong fighter for human freedom; … this noble inspiration to us all."
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Albert Jay Nock's Laws of Political Process

BiographiesMedia and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

05/23/2022Mises Daily Articles
In Nock's view, the usurpation of social power by state power went hand in glove with a rise in war, intra-social conflict, arbitrary authority, indebtedness, and many other injustices.
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Remembering Henry Hazlitt

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/19/2022Mises Daily Articles
Hazlitt popularized sound economic thinking, was a critic of Keynes, and contributed to ethical moral philosophy. Not bad for a poor fatherless boy and college dropout.
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