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Can the State Reduce Poverty?

Free MarketsLegal SystemPovertyInterventionism

07/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Anti-poverty "strategies" like mandatory overtime pay, state-protected unionization, and opposition to labor-saving devices only serve to increase the cost of living for poor and rich alike.
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Cuba Denuclearized in 1962 — Why Continue the Embargo?

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog06/25/2018

President Trump is saying that the U.S. government will lift economic sanctions against North Korea if it “denuclearizes.” Cuba denuclearized in 1962. 

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Calculation and the Question of Arithmetic

Calculation and Knowledge

03/21/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The view that Ludwig von Mises had more in mind in his calculation critique of socialism than the Hayekian knowl­edge problem has recently been attacked by Leland Yeager.
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rae9_1_9_2.pdf

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Carl Menger vs. Gustav Schmoller and the Socialists of the Chair

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog03/01/2018

The debate on method between Menger and Schmoller was useful for the clarification of the differences between theoretical and applied economic research.

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Capital As a Form of Charity

Labor and WagesCapital and Interest Theory

Blog11/13/2017
Both fact and logic seem to support the view that savings invested in privately owned economic tools of production amount to an act of charity.
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Classical Liberalism versus Anarchocapitalism

Free MarketsThe Police StatePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

10/24/2017Mises Daily Articles
The anarchocapitalist agenda will include ever reducing the size and power of states through decentralization, libertarian nationalism, and secession.
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Competition as a Discovery Procedure

Monopoly and Competition

10/23/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Macroeconomists for many years have dismissed the role of competition as a benchmark for a healthy economy? Why?
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qjae5_3_3.pdf

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Coming of Age with Murray

Biographies

10/16/2017Speeches and Presentations
Hans Hoppe remembers his great mentor and friend, Murray Rothbard.
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