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Economic Nationalism: From Mercantilism to World War II

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

9 hours agoMises Daily Articles
The rulers of that period had far-reaching powers over the activities of their subjects, while individual liberties were largely submerged.
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Defining Poverty

Blog11/15/2019

One of the great problems involved in setting a standard of poverty is the ever-changing concept of "adequate" nutrition. Recently a nutrition survey concluded that "only one person in a thousand escapes malnutrition!"

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Intellectual Property as the New Guild System

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/15/2019

Even if one strongly believes that IP laws are essential for creativity, it is difficult to justify the expansion of IP protections that have taken place in recent decades.

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How Austrian Economics Helps Entrepreneurs Understand The Mind Of The Customer

Value lies largely in the mind of the consumer, and the task of the entrepreneur is to try to understand consumers’ feelings and preferences and to provide a product or service in line with what the consumer wants.

11/14/2019Power & Market
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Rick Rule: Deep Understanding of Markets Opens a Pathway to Entrepreneurial Leadership

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

11/12/2019Audio/Video
Rick Rule explains the economic foundations of a journey to entrepreneurial leadership in a market segment that many others find intimidating and impossibly complex.
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Propaganda and the 2020 Foreign Policy Debate

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

11/11/2019Audio/Video
Scott Horton speaks at the 2019 Ron Paul Symposium in Lake Jackson, Texas.
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The Decline of the Rule of Law

Legal SystemInterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

11/11/2019Mises Daily Articles
The attack on the principles of the Rule of Law was part of the general movement away from liberalism which began about 1870. It came almost entirely from the intellectual leaders of the socialist movement.
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The Problem of Poverty

World History

Blog11/07/2019

The history of poverty is almost the history of mankind. The ancient writers have left us few specific accounts of it because they took it for granted. It was the normal lot.

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