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What Is the Proper Way to Study Man?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

05/08/2019Mises Daily Articles
It becomes evident from Richard von Mises's fundamental work that mathematical probability theory can never be applicable to economics, or to any other study of human action.
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Jeffersonian or Hamiltonian?

BiographiesU.S. HistoryMonetary TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

04/29/2019Mises Daily Articles
Unlike Hamilton, Jefferson did not believe that state coercion should be used to re-shape and control society and markets.
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Free Lori Loughlin and All Political Prisoners

Legal System

Lori Loughlin has been brave enough to defy the government. For that, she should be celebrated for refusing to bow down before “that coldest of all cold monsters, the state.”

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Is Libertarianism Amoral?

BiographiesThe FedWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/22/2019Mises Daily Articles
Conservatives have often claimed that that the libertarian (aka "classical liberal") alleges "human freedom as the single moral imperative. " But I doubt a single example of this could be found in the whole history of liberalism.
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Central Banks May be Enabling Unhealthy Corporate Buyouts

Rather than increase efficiency and profitability, corporate managers look for easy ways to increase their salaries through leveraged buyouts. And central banks have a key role in making this easier and more common.

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Getting Libertarianism Right

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Hoppe sees the fundamental difference between the worldviews of Left and Right: The Right accepts the reality of human differences but the Left does not.

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Left and Right: The Prospects for Liberty

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/03/2019Mises Daily Articles
The liberal revolutions that paved the way for the industrial revolution were hallmarks of great progress against the state. As Lord Acton noted, a continuation of this revolutionary spirit is our best hope against the state.
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