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Two Definitions of "Freedom" — Only One of Them Is Right

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog01/18/2019

Many Americans now believe in a version of "freedom" which is nothing of the sort — because it requires more violent coercion exercised by government agents.

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The Legal Gymnastics Behind Obamacare

Health

Blog12/26/2018

Winning support in newspapers’ editorial headlines is not the same thing as constitutional justification.

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The Morals of Human Cooperation

Free MarketsMedia and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

12/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Henry Hazlitt has done us a great service, for it is a rare philosopher who recognizes that the consistent adherence to a set of ethical rules promotes social cooperation and benefits everyone in society.
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Thales College

Bob Luddy has proposed an innovative program for university education.

10/31/2018Power & Market
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Three New Deals: Why the Nazis and Fascists Loved FDR

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

09/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Critics of Roosevelt's New Deal often likened it to fascism. This was recognized to be true during the 1930s, by the New Deal's supporters as well as its opponents.
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The Philanthropic Ogre

Protectionism and Free Trade

Octavio Paz, defined government as "the philanthropic ogre," a creature that seemingly wishes to help the unfortunate, but at the same time devours more and more of the nation’s prosperity.

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The Problem with Idolizing "Efficiency"

Free MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

08/15/2018The Austrian
When economists idolize "efficiency" while ignoring property rights, they can justify pretty much anything.
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Trump Should Scale Back Auto Mileage Regulations

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog08/09/2018

Hikes to minimum mileage requirements make cars less affordable while doing little to improve air quality.

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