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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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Authentic German Liberalism of the 19th Century

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/01/2019Mises Daily Articles
The authentic German liberals have fallen into total obscurity. Today, the figures who are celebrated as early-twentieth century German liberals are men who were, in fact, collectivists and forerunners of the totalitarian state.
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Libertarianism(s) versus Postmodernism and "Social Justice" Ideology

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

03/25/2019Audio/Video
The 2019 Ludwig von Mises Memorial Lecture, sponsored by Yousif Almoayyed.
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The Lost Fifth Volume of Conceived in Liberty

03/25/2019Mises Wire
Murray Rothbard was a genius. One aspect of this was his writing as an American historian. He was every bit as significant a scholar here as he was as an economist and philosopher.
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Statistics: Achilles' Heel of Government

Free MarketsInterventionism

03/22/2019Mises Daily Articles
Without government stats, the state would be crippled in justifying its interventionism. If the government received no railroad statistics, for example, how in the world could it even start to regulate railroad rates, finances, and other affairs?
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