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The Root of Old Hickory

U.S. History

11/23/2018Faith and Freedom 1951-1960
Jackson deserves a cherished place in the hearts of all Americans: By the time he left office, for the first time and the last time in the history of America, he had wiped out all of our public debt.
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The Uncompromising Rothbard

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

11/22/2018The Free Market
Quite simply, the science of liberty that Rothbard brought into clear relief is as brilliant in the hopes it creates for a free world as it is unforgiving of error.
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13 Illustrations of the Benevolence of Capitalism

U.S. EconomyCapital and Interest TheoryMonopoly and CompetitionProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

11/20/2018Mises Daily Articles
If allowed to function freely, capitalism is hard-wired to distribute resources to as many people as possible at affordable prices. You don't have to be rich to participate in the bounty.
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The Freedom Crisis

The current war against freedom of speech by the "experts" and state-sanctioned intellectuals ought to alarm everyone who values peace and freedom.

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The Brutality of Slavery

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryInterventionism

11/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
In a slave system, threats of brutality underlay the whole relationship.
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America Goes to War

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

11/10/2018Mises Daily Articles
Hostilities in the North Atlantic provided the context — or rather, pretext — for America's participation.
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World War I as Fulfillment: Power and the Intellectuals

U.S. HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

11/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
The war came to the United States as the "fulfillment," the culmination, the veritable apotheosis of progressivism in American life.
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What the State Is Not

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog11/05/2018

The state is not "us." Even if 70 percent of the people decided to murder the remaining 30 percent, this would still be murder and would not be voluntary suicide on the part of the slaughtered minority.

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