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The Enterprise of Customary Law

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

07/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
Our modern reliance on government to make law and establish order is not the historical norm.

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The War on Curiosity

EducationPolitical Theory

Blog07/13/2018

People engaging in motivated ignorance “neither know — nor want to know — what the opposition has to say.”

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WNBA Players are Overpaid

Labor and Wages

Blog07/10/2018

The salaries of pro athletes has little to do with athleticism and everything to do with the entertainment the public receives from them.

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Donald Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Helped Defend Obamacare

07/10/2018Power & Market

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Render Unto Caesar: A Most Misunderstood New Testament Passage

World History

Blog07/03/2018

Jesus's instruction to "render unto Caesar" is an example of subtle sedition against the Roman state — and not a command to pay taxes.

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The Revolution of 1935

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryFiscal Theory

07/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Social Security was a revolution that shifted the responsibility for income maintenance from the private to the public sector.

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The Authoritarian Left Wing of the Supreme Court

06/28/2018Power & Market

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That Time the Media Cheered for Gestapo Immigration Tactics

Blog06/28/2018

When the Clinton team used agents with machine guns in the Elian Gonzalez case, the media cheered the state's brutal show of force.

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Rather than Paying Down Debt in Good Times, Spain Is Now Spending Even More

Blog06/27/2018

Now is the time for the Spanish government to reduce its massive debt. When the next recession hits, it will be too late.

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Laissez-Faire and Little Englanderism: The Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall of the Manchester School

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

06/22/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
War follows protection. Peace follows free trade. As David Ricardo said, “If you want peace, starve the government.”
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