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Planning for Freedom

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

7 hours agoMises Daily Articles
There is no other means to attain full employment, rising real wage rates and a high standard of living for the common man than private initiative and free enterprise.
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Privatizing Public Lands Doesn't Mean Turning Them Into Shopping Centers

The Environment

Blog07/18/2019

Public lands already have value as nature preserves and tourist attractions. At the same time, the economic needs of ordinary human beings — which often require land development — shouldn't be ignored. 

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Praxeology: The Methodology of Austrian Economics

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

07/11/2019Mises Daily Articles
The praxeological method was the basic method of the earlier Austrian school and also of a considerable segment of the older classical school.
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Privateers: An Example of Private-Sector Military Defense

The EntrepreneurU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog07/10/2019

One of the most instructive of all examples from maritime history is that of privateering, that is, the employment of profit-seeking, private armed ships during wartime.

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Peter Klein on Transaction Costs

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

07/09/2019Audio/Video
Are you transaction cost savvy? Peter Klein explains why it’s important.
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Price Controls Make Life Miserable for New Yorkers

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog07/05/2019

After many decades of rent control and other regulations, New York politicians still can't seem to figure out why housing is so expensive.

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Phony Economic Growth Stats Conceal Deep Problems on Main Street

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/02/2019

Government manipulation is shifting wealth from Main Street to Wall Street. But most people don't see the growing gap between the growth of financial wealth and the real economy.

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