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Outlawing Jobs: The Minimum Wage

Free MarketsInterventionism

06/03/2019Mises Daily Articles
In truth, there is only one way to regard a minimum wage law: it is compulsory unemployment, period.
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Our Greatest Presidents?

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

02/18/2019Mises Daily Articles
The professional custodians of American views of history have always named the same presidents as "great." It's always the presidents who abused power frequently, and expanded government power the most.
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On Freedom and Free Enterprise

Book Reviews

12/01/2018Faith and Freedom 1951-1960
What makes this Festschrift exceptional? Many participants contribute significantly and originally — in the full spirit of the teachings of the man they honor. The highest form of academic recognition.
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On My Life's Work

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/24/2018The Austrian
In this interview with Jeff Deist, Lew Rockwell discusses the founding of the Mises Institute, Murray Rothbard, and whether or not the good guys are winning.
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On The Duty Of Natural Outlaws To Shut Up

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

08/23/2018Articles of Interest
Who would join a radical minority movement, and commit him- or herself for life to social obloquy and a marginal existence, for the sake of 20% more bathtubs, or 15% more candy bars? Who will man the barricades either physically or spiritually, for more peanuts or Pepsi?
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Origins of the Welfare State in America

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionism

07/07/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The two most powerful motivations in human history have always been ideology and economic interest.
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On Foreign Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeWorld History

06/21/2018Articles of Interest
Specialization and foreign trade are good things, even if one party to the transaction could produce everything better and cheaper than the other.
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Our Interests and Their Interests

Free MarketsInterventionism

Blog02/12/2018
Mises formed a highly sophisticated theory of classes and of class conflict by distinguishing sharply between the market and the state.
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