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Capitalism and the Free Society, Part 1

World History

Blog10/31/2017
Capitalism is not a force that imposes anything on society. It is only the natural product of individuals working freely with each other.
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A Call for "Do-Nothing" Presidents Without Legacies

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Blog10/17/2017
Presidential legacies mean government planning and control over the decisions and destinies of large numbers of people.
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Neo-Liberalism: From Laissez-Faire to the Interventionist State

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/12/2017
Neo-Liberalism’s origins and consequences point toward the need for a new agenda: one that recognizes the ideals of the voluntary civil society.
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Ending Gun Violence Begins by Ending the Drug War

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog10/07/2017

With the horrific shooting that recently took place in Las Vegas, debates over gun control have been given center stage in our media and politics once again. And while every pundit seems to have their own surefire way of combatting gun violence, they all gloss over the elephant in the room....

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The Political and Economic Mystiques of State Power

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/25/2017
One of the mysteries of human history is how a handful of rulers succeed in gaining the loyalty and obedience of large numbers of subjects and citizens.
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Ludwig von Mises on Collectivist Fallacies and Interventionist Follies

Interventionism

Blog09/18/2017
This year marks the sixtieth anniversary of the publication of 'Theory and History' in 1957, a work of enduring relevance in our own time.
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Ludwig von Mises and the Real Meaning of Liberalism

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

Blog09/11/2017
Ludwig von Mises's book on liberalism is as important now as when he originally wrote it nine decades ago.
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Markets, Not Government, Improve Race Relations

Free MarketsMedia and CultureU.S. History

Blog09/05/2017
No, race relations aren't getting worse. They're far better than they were decades ago, and the marketplace has been a key factor in improving matters.
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