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The White House, the Fed, and the Economy: Mises Circle in Fort Myers, FL


Join Bob Murphy, Patrick Newman, Jonathan Newman, and Murray Sabrin in Florida this November.

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Three Reasons Why Military Recruitment Is in Crisis

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy


It's easy to see why many young people don't find military service especially enticing. The US military lost in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the usual regime propaganda may not be working anymore. But we'll only know the full extent of the "problem" once unemployment starts to go up. 

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The Austrian School's Deductive Approach: A Beacon for Economic Understanding

Business CyclesOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology


Austrian economics stands apart from the economic mainstream in its deductive approach to economic analysis.

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Ten Great Economic Myths

Big GovernmentAustrian Economics Overview


Our country is beset by a large number of economic myths that lead us to accept unsound and dangerous government policies.

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Toward a Heideggerian Libertarianism?

PhilosophyPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Can there be a bridge between Heideggerian metaphysics and practical political philosophy?

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The Imperial Russian Regime was Neither "Great" nor "Enlightened"


But what are we to make of the legacy of Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, and the Russian Empire in general? Certainly, we should not take our cues from the likes of either Volodymyr Zelensky or Vladimir Putin. 

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Totalitarian Ideals and Not Living by Lies

LanguagePhilosophyProgressivismThe Police StateWorld History


More than forty years ago, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn urged his fellow Russians “not to live by lies.” In our politicized age, his words ring truer than ever.

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The Corrupt Bargain and the Preservation of Slavery


Slavery was driven into the heart of the new constitution: in the three-fifths clause, in the protection of slave importation for twenty years, in the fugitive slave clause, and even in the congressional power to suppress insurrections within the states.

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