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Anatomy of the Bank Run

Free MarketsMoney and BanksInterventionism

07/12/2018Mises Daily Articles
It would be instructive to see how many banks would survive if the massive governmental props were finally taken away.

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In Defense of Consumerism

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

07/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
"Consumerism" seems like a big problem until the market supplies an essential good or service we badly need.

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Origins of the Welfare State in America

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionism

07/07/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The two most powerful motivations in human history have always been ideology and economic interest.
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On Foreign Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeWorld History

06/21/2018Articles of Interest
Specialization and foreign trade are good things, even if one party to the transaction could produce everything better and cheaper than the other.

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The Fight for Liberty and the Beltway Barbarians

Strategy

Blog06/19/2018

There is no reason why we can’t stress and spread our positive values at the same time that we battle against their enemies.

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How Keynes Took Over the World

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

06/09/2018Books
In a few short years, Keynes conquered the economics profession and transformed public policy. How?

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No State Is Morally Fit to Spread Global "Freedom"

Blog06/07/2018

Just as liberty must be the highest political end, peace must be the highest end of foreign policy.

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In Defense of "Extreme Apriorism"

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

06/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Some propositions need only to be stated to become at once evident to the self, and the action axiom is just such a proposition.

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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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The Ethics of Boycotts

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

05/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
Whether we wish any particular boycott well or ill depends on our moral values. But a boycott is legitimate per se.

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