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Two Definitions of "Freedom" — Only One of Them Is Right

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog01/18/2019

Many Americans now believe in a version of "freedom" which is nothing of the sort — because it requires more violent coercion exercised by government agents.

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Why Politics Divides People

Big GovernmentMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

01/17/2019Mises Daily Articles
The only real solution to negative-attack politics is to reduce the power and scope of government over our lives.
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Codes to Live By

Philosophy and Methodology

01/11/2019Reviews
Hazlitt sees clearly that because capitalism promotes freedom, justice and productivity it has far more right to be called "social" (or "moral") than socialism which in its despotism actually promotes a code of immorality.
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Money: How Its Past Predicts Its Future

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/09/2019

Hayek was right when he said if we want to maintain a free society, we have to take the money monopoly away from the government. 

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Murray Rothbard RIP

Biographies

Blog01/07/2019

Today is the 24th anniversary of Murray Rothbard's death. Rothbard had a consistent vision of the good society throughout his long career.

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Hard Work (Alone) Won't Get Your Country Out of Poverty

Blog01/02/2019

Working hard is a good thing, but it can only lead to high levels of wealth when combined with capital accumulation and entrepreneurship.

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The Legal Gymnastics Behind Obamacare

Health

Blog12/26/2018

Winning support in newspapers’ editorial headlines is not the same thing as constitutional justification.

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