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Benjamin Anderson, 1886-1949

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/01/2007

It might be May Day in Cuba--the day on which Castro gives his traditional 4–5 hour speech, or so says NPR with exuberant expectation—but at the Mises Institute, it is Benjamin Anderson day. He was born on May 1, 1886. He was an outstanding economist...

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Mises at Madison Square Garden

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/19/2007

When Mises was 81 years old, he was invited to address a student rally at Madison Square Garden that was sponsored by the Young Americans for Freedom. He readily accepted. He prepared an address that those in attendance would never forget.

He looked out over the sea of young people who had...

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My Brief Encounter with von Mises

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog11/15/2005

The exact date escapes my memory but many will know it. Ludwig von Mises was to be the featured scholar at the Future of Freedom Conference at Long Beach State University. He would be introduced by Dirk Pearson, then going by the name Sky Deorious or something.

The way I got to meet von...

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Against the Neoliberals

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/08/2019Mises Daily Articles
Mises, unlike the neoliberals, argued that the best way to combat monopolies was to abolish the policies and government institutions that created them in the first place.
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Young Murray Rothbard: An Autobiography

History of the Austrian School of Economics

01/07/2019Essays
An autobiographical essay from a young Murray Rothbard offers insight into how his formative years shaped his later work.
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Division of Labor and Society: The Social Rationalism of Mises and Destutt de Tracy

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

12/19/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Mises’s unique social theory does not appear to have had any precursors. However, the French liberal Destutt de Tracy, is one author who preceded and shared Mises’s rationalist views on society.
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Facing Inflation Alone: Juan de Mariana and His Struggle against Monetary Chaos

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

12/14/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Several generations have benefited unknowingly from Mariana's courageous efforts to defend private property and freedom against the tyrants of his day.
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On My Life's Work

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/24/2018The Austrian
In this interview with Jeff Deist, Lew Rockwell discusses the founding of the Mises Institute, Murray Rothbard, and whether or not the good guys are winning.
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What Is Classical Liberalism?

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/01/2018Mises Daily Articles
The goal of the liberals — properly defined — has always been to fight what Macaulay called "the all-devouring state."
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