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The Problem of Immoral Choices in the Marketplace

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog08/15/2019

Mises states, quite rightly, that anyone who advocates governmental dictation over one area of individual consumption must logically come to advocate complete dictation over all choices.

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The Triumph of Socialism

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

08/13/2019Mises Daily Articles
Things might have been much worse were it not for the efforts of a relative handful of intellectuals who have fought against socialist theory for more than a century. Without them, it might have been 99% in support of socialist tyranny.
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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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The Misesian Vision

Austrian Economics Overview

08/03/2019Mises Daily Articles
The problem is that the capacity to imagine freedom is being eroded in our society and culture. The less freedom we have, the less people are able to imagine what freedom feels like, and therefore the less they are willing to fight for its restoration.
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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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Myth and Truth About Libertarianism

Free MarketsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

07/20/2019Mises Daily Articles
Here are six common myths often heard about libertarianism.
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