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Martin Van Buren: America's Most Underrated President

U.S. History

Blog10 hours ago
Martin Van Buren is probably one of most maligned, and paradoxically one of the most forgotten United States presidents.

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Our Interests and Their Interests

Free MarketsInterventionism

Blog02/12/2018
Mises formed a highly sophisticated theory of classes and of class conflict by distinguishing sharply between the market and the state.

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John Stuart Mill and the New Liberalism

Protectionism and Free TradePolitical Theory

01/27/2018Mises Daily Articles
Much of the confusion prevailing in the historical study of liberalism can be traced to John Stuart Mill, whose importance is greatly overstated.

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Jeff Deist: Beyond the Wall

Big GovernmentStrategyU.S. Economy

01/26/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Mance Rayder discuss the political and economic state of the union.

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The Laissez-Faire Radical: A Quest for the Historical Mises

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

01/25/2018Mises Daily Articles
For Mises, self-determination of nations and nationalities was simply grounded in the rights of individuals.

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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 doesn't fall apart when Uncle Sam takes the day off.

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Don't Force Google To Hire Conservatives

Labor and Wages

Blog01/18/2018
James Damore is wrong. The last thing we need is a another special group protected from "discrimination."

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The Consumption Tax: A Critique

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
There has been far too much concentration on the form of taxation and not enough on its total amount.

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Decentralize Global Trade Policy

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionismValue and Exchange

01/06/2018Mises Daily Articles
What if Chile subsidizes its wine production? That's too bad for Chile's taxpayers, but great for the rest of the world.

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