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A Biography of Henry Hazlitt

Biographies

10/04/2019Articles of Interest
"The art of economics consists of looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.
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Can We Still Avoid Inflation?

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

07/17/2019Articles of Interest
Inflation can always give only a temporary fillip to the economy, and will leave us with a legacy of postponed adjustments and new maladjustments which make our problem more difficult.
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The Right Not To Testify

Legal System

03/14/2019Articles of Interest
Whoever wishes to do so, freely and voluntarily. Conscription of witnesses is no more justified than conscription into the armed forces or into any other service or occupation.
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Ludwig von Mises: An Appreciation

Biographies

02/23/2019Articles of Interest
Ralph Raico pays homage to Ludwig von Mises and his place in the social sciences.
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The Why of Human Action

02/20/2019Articles of Interest
Mises: "What I aimed at in writing Human Action was to contribute my share to ... prevent[ing] America from following Europe down the path to annihilation of civilization and prosperity."
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Codes to Live By

Philosophy and Methodology

01/11/2019Articles of Interest
Hazlitt sees clearly that because capitalism promotes freedom, justice and productivity it has far more right to be called "social" (or "moral") than socialism which in its despotism actually promotes a code of immorality.
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Jesús Huerta de Soto: The Synthesizer of the Austrian School

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

12/22/2018Articles of Interest
For decades, Huerta de Soto has devoted significant effort to academia, business, and the libertarian movement in Spain and worldwide.
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Frank S. Meyer: The Fusionist as Libertarian

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/08/2018Articles of Interest
Rothbard examines conservatism by using as a fulcrum and analysis of the views of the leading conservative fusionist, Frank S. Meyer.
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The Poor Laws of England

Labor and WagesPovertyTaxes and Spending

12/07/2018Articles of Interest
The Poor Law Amendment of 1834 attempted to address the problem of runaway costs and abuses of the system. With mixed results.
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Let's Defend Capitalism

SocialismPolitical Theory

11/30/2018Articles of Interest
Capitalism — not democracy — is what gives us the blessings we have come to associate with a free society. So it is markets and not democracy that we must defend.
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