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With your support, Mises U alumni can continue their Austrian education over the summer. They can return to school ready to resist the socialist agenda and spread real liberalism.

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Governments Are Failing at Their Most Basic Duties—While Promising Free Stuff

U.S. History


Political candidates are offering endless government spending and "free stuff" for everyone. But at the same time, governments appear incapable of performing even basic duties like ending street riots. 

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Guatemala: The Human Rights Nightmare That Is the US Drug War

World History


Biden's plan to give more money to Central American regimes will do nothing to compensate farmers, businessmen, and others still victimized by the US war on drugs.

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Government Property Is Sacred. Your Property? Not So Much.

U.S. History


The government tantrum over the Capitol riot has shown that the regime sees its own property as sacrosanct. Your private property, on the other hand, is completely expendable and of no importance whatsoever. 

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GDP Hides the Damage from the Covid-19 Lockdowns

Bureaucracy and Regulation


Government money printing may goose GDP, but It will do nothing to fix the losses that millions have suffered from covid restrictions and lockdowns. 

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Gun Laws and Decentralization: Lessons from "Constitutional Carry"

Decentralization and Secession


Forty years ago, the US had almost no legal concealed carry. Then over just a few decades, eighteen states adopted full-blown "constitutional carry" provisions, with many other states adopting concealed carry provisions as well. 

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Government Won't Save Us from Big Media

Monopoly and Competition


It's conservatives, not libertarians, who are naïve about big media power. 

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George Will's Tepid Defense of Freedom

Book ReviewsDemocracyPolitical Theory


With his latest book, George Will has inched back toward his libertarian roots. But he is still far too enamored of the Tory paternalism that has long infected his work. 

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