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Nicholas Oresme and the First Monetary Treatise

World HistoryMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

6 hours agoMises Daily Articles
Austrian monetary thought can be traced back right to the very founding father of monetary economics, the great Nicholas Oresme, the 14th century Bishop of Lisieux.
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New Study Defending NYC’s Minimum Wage Law is Fake News

Free MarketsLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog08/13/2019

Last week Business Insider referenced a study to defend NYC's minimum wage law. Neither holds up well upon any sort of serious analysis.

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Neil Schulman RIP

08/11/2019Power & Market

Neil Schulman, a noted libertarian science fiction writer, has passed away.

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No One Has a Right to a Good Reputation

Blog08/10/2019

In a free society, defamation would be a nonissue. No one would be able to use the courts to punish other people for the things they say or write. The only exception would be if a person voluntarily signed, then violated, a contract agreeing not to say certain things.

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Nation and State Are Two Different Things

Political Theory

Blog08/05/2019

On a recent mountain-climbing trip to Russia, it became very clear how nation and state are two very different ideas. Most everyone I encountered was proud of his nation. Few had much good to stay about their states.

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Nozick on Our Debt to Society

07/26/2019Power & Market

Robert Nozick challenges the view that we may be taxed or otherwise imposed on because we are in part social products.

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Nation, State, and Economy

StrategyPrivate Property

07/16/2019Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Ryan McMaken discuss what the nationality principle means for liberalism.
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