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Entrepreneurship: Kirzner vs. Mises

EntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog12/12/2017
Mises conceives of the entrepreneur as the uncertainty-bearer. For Kirzner, entrepreneurship becomes reduced to the quality of alertness.

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Nations by Consent

Decentralization and SecessionStrategyPolitical Theory

12/09/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
If we deconstruct the modern nation-state, we shall reduce the scope of government power, the importance of voting and the extent of social conflict.

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John Prince Smith and the German Free-Trade Movement

12/06/2017Books
John Prince Smith was the creator of the German free trade movement and its leader from the 1840s until his death in 1874.

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Classical-Liberal Exploitation Theory

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/02/2017Mises Daily Articles
Real exploitation in society is perpetrated upon the productive classes (the taxpayers) by the parasite class (the state).

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Rothbard: Tax Exemptions Should be Welcomed

Taxes and Spending

Blog12/01/2017
It is particularly incongruous and incorrect for advocates of a free market to advocate uniformity of taxation.

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Three National Treasures: Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/30/2017Mises Daily Articles
In an age when loot-seeking is the norm among politicians — both governmental and academic, Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard have held high the banner of truth and freedom.

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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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Ownership of the Product by Capitalists

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

11/25/2017Mises Daily Articles
Popular literature attributes enormous "power" to the capitalist. However, this is far from the case.

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The Christian Ethics Behind the Pilgrims' Rejection of Communism

SocialismU.S. Economy

Blog11/22/2017
The Pilgrims' original communal property arrangements were foisted upon them by their colonial sponsors.

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Freedom for Television and Radio

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog11/20/2017
When the government essentially owns the airways, it also decides how those resources may be used.

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