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Entrepreneurship: Kirzner vs. Mises

EntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog12/12/2017
Mises conceives of the entrepreneur as the uncertainty-bearer. For Kirzner, entrepreneurship becomes reduced to the quality of alertness.
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Rothbard: Tax Exemptions Should be Welcomed

Taxes and Spending

Blog12/01/2017
It is particularly incongruous and incorrect for advocates of a free market to advocate uniformity of taxation.
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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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Freedom for Television and Radio

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog11/20/2017
When the government essentially owns the airways, it also decides how those resources may be used.
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Rothbard: The Myth of Tax "Reform"

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryInterventionism

Blog10/20/2017
We must, in short, get past the tax reformers' favorite ploy of revenue neutrality. Why must total revenue remain the same?
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Ludwig von Mises: The Uncompromising Champion of Liberty

From the ArchivesAustrian Economics Overview

To Ludwig von Mises, the good economist is supposed to deliver uncomfortable truths that would likely make him unpopular to the political class.
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Ludwig von Mises: Defender of Capitalism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/29/2017
September 29, 2017 is the one-hundred-and-thirty-sixth anniversary of the birth of Ludwig von Mises.
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London Caves to the Black-Cab Monopolists — Blocks Uber

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog09/28/2017
London's new ban on Uber removes Londoners’ freedom of choice — and makes them poorer.
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