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Bastiat the Great

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

02/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
We could use more Bastiats today, writes Henry Hazlitt. We are, in fact, in desperate need of them.

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America: a Military Nation

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog02/15/2018
There's a reason why, after 8 years as commander-in-chief, Obama never closed the Guantanamo prison as he promised.

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Gustave de Molinari and The Anti-statist Liberal Tradition, Part 3

InterventionismMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

02/14/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Molinari believed that if the market were given a chance to operate free from the restrictions of the state, it would satisfy all means voluntarily.
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Gustave de Molinari and The Anti-statist Liberal Tradition, Part 2

InterventionismMonopoly and Competition

02/10/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Molinari's most original contribution to political and economic thought is his thesis that the market can provide the service of police protection.
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Gustave de Molinari and the Anti-statist Liberal Tradition, Part 1

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

02/07/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Gustave de Molinari was the last of the great nineteenth-century French laissez-faire liberals.
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Why Intellectuals Fall for Socialism

Socialism

Blog02/01/2018
Socialism has never and nowhere been at first a working-class movement.

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The Pretense of Knowledge

BiographiesCalculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/26/2018Speeches
The conflict between what the public expects science to achieve in satisfaction of popular hopes, and what is really in its power, is a serious matter.

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2018 Looks To Be Another Good Year for Weapons Makers

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog01/26/2018
Trump has long emphasized job creation, but the plan mainly seems to involve pumping more money into the Pentagon and increasing overseas arms sales.

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Psychology vs. Praxeology

Calculation and Knowledge

01/24/2018Books
Mises’s exposition of economic science differed decisively from all modern authors in that it drew a sharp line between praxeology and psychology.

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Equilibrium, Profit and Loss, and Entrepreneurship

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

01/22/2018Books
Mises stated that general equilibrium is purely a methodological device with no counterpart in the real world. It only defines profit and loss.

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