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Power over Nature vs. Power over Man

Blog09/13/2019

One group uses natural resources to increase human wealth through peaceful means. And then others use the power of the state to steal some of that wealth for themselves.

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Praxeology: The Methodology of Austrian Economics

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

07/11/2019Mises Daily Articles
The praxeological method was the basic method of the earlier Austrian school and also of a considerable segment of the older classical school.
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Professor Hébert on Entrepreneurship

EntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

12/21/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Rothbard discusses the differences between Mises's and Kirzner's concept of the entrepreneur.
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Poujade: Menace or Promise?

World HistoryPolitical Theory

12/10/2018The Free Market
Anti-tax protests have a well-established history in French politics, as described by Murray Rothbard in this 1956 article.
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Political Theatre: Hillary, Trump, and the State

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

10/03/2016Audio/Video
Watch or listen to Lew Rockwell and Tom Woods deconstruct this year's presidential election. Recorded at the Mises Circle in Boston.
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Piketty Is Wrong: Markets Don’t Concentrate Wealth

Capital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipMonopoly and Competition

12/11/2015Mises Wire
Thomas Piketty is wrong. Markets do not concentrate wealth. They work to diffuse wealth and limit the power of any single enterprise. Meanwhile, many lose their fortunes as quickly as they gain them.
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