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What the State Is Not

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog11/05/2018

The state is not "us." Even if 70 percent of the people decided to murder the remaining 30 percent, this would still be murder and would not be voluntary suicide on the part of the slaughtered minority.

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What Is Classical Liberalism?

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/01/2018Mises Daily Articles
The goal of the liberals — properly defined — has always been to fight what Macaulay called "the all-devouring state."
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What to Do Until Privatization Comes?

Free MarketsStrategy

Blog09/18/2018

Libertarians know what should be done about government services and operations: they should be privatized. What should be done in the meantime? 

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Who is Wilhelm Röpke?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/29/2018Audio/Video
Shawn Ritenour introduces German economist Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966).
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What’s the "Social Cost of Carbon?"

The EnvironmentHealth

Blog03/14/2018

Unfortunately, it's not actually possible to determine the costs of our current choices 200 years in the future.  

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When Government Shuts Down

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

The lesson of a government shutdown is that the world does not collapse when Uncle Sam takes the day off.

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War, Peace, and the State

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

11/29/2017Articles of Interest
To live liberty, we must realize and demonstrate to the world that libertarian theory can be brought sharply to bear upon all of the world's crucial problems.
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