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The Monetary Breakdown of the West

World HistoryGold StandardMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

03/07/2018Mises Daily Articles
In March 1968, a crisis of confidence in the dollar on the free gold markets led the United States to effect a fundamental change in the monetary system.
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The Laissez-Faire Radical: A Quest for the Historical Mises

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

01/25/2018Mises Daily Articles
For Mises, self-determination of nations and nationalities was simply grounded in the rights of individuals.
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The Consumption Tax: A Critique

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
There has been far too much concentration on the form of taxation and not enough on its total amount.
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The Restoration and the Navigation Acts

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

12/23/2017Mises Daily Articles
One of the most far-reaching actions of the Restoration was a series of Navigation Acts, by which England imposed mercantilist restrictions on its empire.
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Three National Treasures: Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/30/2017Mises Daily Articles
In an age when loot-seeking is the norm among politicians — both governmental and academic, Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard have held high the banner of truth and freedom.
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The Christian Ethics Behind the Pilgrims' Rejection of Communism

SocialismU.S. Economy

Blog11/22/2017
The Pilgrims' original communal property arrangements were foisted upon them by their colonial sponsors.
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The Original, Unpublished Chapter 5 from Man, Economy and State

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

11/11/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This present work is the unpublished original chapter five of Murray N. Rothbard's Man, Economy, and State.
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The Whiskey Rebellion: A Model for Our Time?

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog07/31/2017
The Whiskey Rebellion, considered properly, was a victory for liberty and property rather than for federal taxation.
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