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Salute to Von Mises: For 92 Years He Has Fought the Good Fight

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/28/2018Articles of Interest
Thanks to Mises, we now understand that the only way that socialists can solve the problem of resource allocation is by adopting capitalism.
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On Foreign Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeWorld History

06/21/2018Articles of Interest
Specialization and foreign trade are good things, even if one party to the transaction could produce everything better and cheaper than the other.
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Power Corrupts

Political Theory

05/14/2018Articles of Interest
It seems to be universal that elected officials are seduced by the fantasy thesis that election to public office endows the official with both power and wisdom.
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For the Better Economic Life

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

05/14/2018Articles of Interest
In an atmosphere of free inquiry and of freedom of the individual to enjoy the fruits of his labor, science here flourished. Elsewhere in the world, it has suffered serious set-backs.
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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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A Tribute to F.A. von Hayek

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/08/2017Articles of Interest
To celebrate Hayek's birthday here is "A tribute to F.A. Hayek" by Ludwig von Mises, May 24, 1962.
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The Economist's Duty

Austrian Economics OverviewInterventionismPolitical Theory

04/07/2017Articles of Interest
A 4-part condensation of chapters from Human Action dealing with various forms of government interference with the free market.
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Marx's Theory of Stages: The Withering Away of the State Under Socialism

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

04/07/2017Articles of Interest
Ralph Raico looks at Karl Marx's stages of socialism and finds them wanting.
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A Libertarian Student's Plea

Political Theory

04/07/2017Articles of Interest
Ralph Raico penned this anti-war article when a university student. It remains relevant today.
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