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The Role of Intellectuals and Anti-intellectuals

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog6 hours ago

How can anyone get away with controlling a state? Why would others put up with such an institution?

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The Moral Law versus Tyranny

World History

Blog08/03/2021

Is there any law beyond civil law? What do we mean when we say “law” in a particular context? What are the current limitations on law? What should the limits on law be? Bastiat and Leonard Read help provide answers. 

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The Coming Schism in the Evangelical Voting Bloc

DemocracyPhilosophy

Blog08/02/2021

What is the modern state? The answer to this question will—and perhaps already has—split the once unified white evangelical voting bloc.

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The Q2 Impact Report Is Here

Blog07/30/2021

The warmer months have been busy at the Mises Institute. Check out what we've accomplished with your help!

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Toilet Paper Rolls Are Getting Smaller. Blame the Fed.

World History

Blog07/30/2021

When confronted by reporters about the size of their toilet sheet squares, a spokeswoman suggested it was the result of "innovations" allowing "consumers to, basically, wipe their butts more efficiently."

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The Jan. 6th Show Trials Threaten All of Us

World History

Blog07/28/2021

Worse than this miscarriage of justice is the despicable attempt by the prosecutor in the case to label Hodgkins – who has no criminal record and was accused of no violent crime – a “terrorist.”

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The Roots of "Anticapitalism"

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Anticapitalism's origins are not found with the workers. Rather, it came from the aristocrats and middle-class intellectuals who harbored resentment and fear of the rising entrepreneurial and industrial classes. 

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The ECB's New Inflation Plan Is Like the Old Plan. But Worse.

Money and Banks

Blog07/17/2021

The ECB wants more price inflation, so it has unveiled a new plan to use new, radical monetary tools. It's all very similar to the "old" plan. Except the new plan is even worse. 

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