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Taking Off Our Economic Blinders

Taxes and SpendingPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Henry Hazlitt's Economics in One Lesson helps us see the many aspects of intervention in the marketplace we might not have noticed before.
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The Failures of Obama's Foreign Policy

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Andrew Bacevich and John Mearsheimer, two leading foreign policy scholars, indict the interventionist foreign policy of the Obama administration.
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The Fallacy of the 'Third Way'

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

08/14/2016The Austrian
American Amnesia is a work of propaganda, not of scholarly inquiry. It is simply an un-serious rehashing of old arguments in favor of interventionism.
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Theory and History

Philosophy and Methodology

Recorded at Mises University 2016.
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There's No Such Thing As a Neutral Government

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

12/23/2015Mises Wire
In his new book Political Illiberalism Peter Simpson poses a fundamental challenge to John Rawls’s Political Liberalism . Though Simpson cannot be classified as a libertarian, his bold arguments will be of great use to all of us who oppose the state.
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The Dreary Utopia of the Socialists

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

12/14/2015Mises Wire
In a capitalist world, socialists would be free to form their own socialist communities. They're largely free to do so now, although few do. This may be due to the fact that even the utopian version of socialism seems unpleasant.
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The War on Cars Is a War on Workers and the Poor

Big GovernmentPricesValue and Exchange

10/28/2015Mises Wire
Government planners are fond of dreaming up new ways to force people out of their cars. But automobiles have long been a boon to ordinary working people who can access less expensive goods and better jobs because of them.
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