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Codes to Live By

Philosophy and Methodology

01/11/2019Articles of Interest
Hazlitt sees clearly that because capitalism promotes freedom, justice and productivity it has far more right to be called "social" (or "moral") than socialism which in its despotism actually promotes a code of immorality.
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Money: How Its Past Predicts Its Future

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/09/2019

Hayek was right when he said if we want to maintain a free society, we have to take the money monopoly away from the government. 

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Murray Rothbard RIP

Biographies

Blog01/07/2019

Today is the 24th anniversary of Murray Rothbard's death. Rothbard had a consistent vision of the good society throughout his long career.

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Hard Work (Alone) Won't Get Your Country Out of Poverty

Blog01/02/2019

Working hard is a good thing, but it can only lead to high levels of wealth when combined with capital accumulation and entrepreneurship.

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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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"Equality of Opportunity" Is Overrated

PovertyProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog12/22/2018

While efforts to mandate "equality of outcome" are rightly derided, "equality of opportunity" is wrongly held up as essential. But even when we face unequal opportunities, the marketplace can still make us all better off.

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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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