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Herbert Spencer Explains the Difference Between Politics and Private Enterprise

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog04/26/2017
Spencer realized that it is "an absurdly utopian hope" that government agents will be less abusive than market actors.
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How Ray Kroc of McDonald's Built an Entrepreneurial Empire

The EntrepreneurMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog03/15/2017
The Founder, a recent movie about Ray Kroc and McDonald's, illustrates points about the free market made by Mises.
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Herbert Spencer: Protectionism Is "Aggressionism"

Taxes and SpendingPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog03/02/2017
Protectionism only "protects" by having the state attack property rights through higher taxes or prohibitions on those who wish to trade freely.
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Happy Birthday Butler!

Blog01/12/2017

Today is the birthday of Butler Shaffer, a pioneer of the libertarian movement and an outstanding legal theorist.

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Hillary Clinton's Easy Choices

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

06/28/2016The Austrian
Hillary Clinton's campaign book Hard Choices makes it clear she believes that salvation always lies with the state.
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