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Jeremy Bentham: From Laissez-Faire to Statism

BiographiesFree MarketsInterventionism

02/04/2019Mises Daily Articles
Bentham began as a devoted Smithian, but over time he became more and more statist.
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How Government Spending Hurts the Economy

Blog01/25/2019

The lack of spending during a shutdown wouldn't be a problem if the government hadn't already extracted so much wealth from the private sector to begin with.

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The Interwar Years: Ludwig von Mises as Economic Adviser

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/23/2019

As a government economist for Austria following WWI, Mises fought a losing battle against reckless policies of inflation and government spending.

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The Fallacy of the "Public Sector"

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

01/19/2019Mises Daily Articles
The public sector's "productivity" is not measured by any meaningful measure, but only by how much the government spends.
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The Austrian School at the European Parliament

01/16/2019Power & Market

The intellectual tectonic plates within economics are shifting, and the Austrian school is well placed to provide explanations for the coming bursting of the Super Bubble.

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The Politics of Political Economists

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

01/10/2019Mises Daily Articles
The growth of statistics, often developed originally for its own sake, ends by multiplying the avenues of government intervention and planning.
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Intellectuals and the Marketplace

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

01/09/2019Books
We live in a world habitually inhabited by anti-market intellectuals and those who have absorbed their teachings. The continued flourishing of this class of intellectuals remains an enduring puzzle and problem for classical liberals.
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Young Murray Rothbard: An Autobiography

History of the Austrian School of Economics

01/07/2019Mises Wire
An autobiographical essay from a young Murray Rothbard offers insight into how his formative years shaped his later work.
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