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The Social Philosophy of the Austrian Economists

World History

Blog08/10/2019

It was Ludwig von Mises who revealed the intimate connections between Austrian economics and authentic liberalism.

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The Alleged Joys of the Pre-Capitalist Economy

World History

Blog08/07/2019

A return to such conditions could mean only the eradication of the bulk of today's population and complete impoverishment for those remaining.

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Wars and Domestic Massacres

Legal SystemU.S. History

The greatest single contribution we could make to ending killing and violence is to end America's foreign wars.

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Altruism vs. Materialism in Market Exchange

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Blog07/26/2019

Other psychic factors being equal, it is to everyone's self-interest to maximize his monetary income on the market. But this maximum income can then be used for either “selfish” or for “altruistic” ends.

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Austrian Business Cycle Theory, Explained

Booms and BustsAustrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles

Blog07/09/2019

The “boom-bust” cycle is generated by monetary intervention in the market, specifically bank credit expansion to business. 

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America's Libertarian Revolution

U.S. History

Blog07/04/2019

In the deepest sense, the American Revolution was a conscious majority revolution on behalf of libertarianism and against power.

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Mises University 36

The Left is on the march. Everything is at stake.

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Justin Raimondo, RIP

Like his mentor Murray Rothbard, Justin Raimondo was an enemy of the state; and like Rothbard, he was magnificent in his scornful laugh directed at the Leviathan state.

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