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Mises Stands Between Us and 1984

Blog09/26/2017

In Human Action Mises provided a comprehensive treatment of why civilization flourishes only when liberty flourishes in every area of life.

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Myths Behind the War on Cash

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/28/2017Mises Wire
The social advantages of eliminating physical cash are minimal, and economists tend to ignore the many costs that a cash ban would create.
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Mises Weekends: Yes, You Should Read Human Action

StrategyAustrian Economics Overview

06/02/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist, Joe Salerno, and Karl-Friedrich Israel discuss Mises's Human Action —perhaps the greatest treatise on economics ever written.
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Mises on Nationalism, the Right of Self-Determination, and the Problem of Immigration

Decentralization and SecessionWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog03/28/2017
Mises did not see immigration in terms of pure economics, but assessed it from the viewpoint of a classical liberal regime of private property.
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Murray Rothbard Explains Why the US Government Spies on Us

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/17/2017
Attempts to spy on every taxpayer are what we should expect from a state that has been granted moral legitimacy by its victims.
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Money Creation and the Boom-Bust Cycle

Blog01/02/2017

Newly-created money is not evenly distributed in the economy, so new money will lead to a something-for-nothing exchange which brings a boom-bust cycle.

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Markets Are Our Best Hope for Peaceful Cooperation

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

03/23/2016Mises Wire
Truly cohesive communities can only exist on a relatively small scale. Most people outside these groups will then be seen as "outsiders." Our goal must be to minimize conflicts with these outsiders, and voluntary exchange is our best option.
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Mises in Four Easy Pieces

EntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

01/22/2016Mises Wire
Ludwig von Mises reminds us that thanks to the rise of markets and capitalism, human beings gained more access to more abundance than ever before. And it is the consumers, not the producers, who have power over the market process.
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