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Maskin on Samuelson

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

Blog06/12/2017
Eric Maskin has made some extravagant claims for the significance of Paul Samuelson.

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Herbert Spencer Explains the Difference Between Politics and Private Enterprise

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog04/26/2017
Spencer realized that it is "an absurdly utopian hope" that government agents will be less abusive than market actors.

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Was J.B. Say an Austrian Economist?

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog04/26/2017
Jean-Baptiste Say, along with A.R.J. Turgot and Frédéric Bastiat, helped pave the way for Austrian economics.

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Truman Was Right About the CIA

Big GovernmentBiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/08/2017
Say what you will about President Harry Truman, but at least he didn't leave the White House a suspiciously rich man.

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What Harry Browne Taught Us

Biographies

Blog02/28/2017
Jeff Deist recently gave a talk entitled Libertarian, Heal Thyself at a Mises Institute event in San Diego. Here is an excerpt.

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True Liberalism: A Personal Reflection in Honor of Ralph Raico

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/06/2017

We can build upon our understanding of liberalism, but as Ralph would stress, we should never forget our traditions, or discount our principles.

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Jean-Baptiste Say, on the 250th Anniversary of His Birth

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog01/01/2017

J.B. Say was the foremost French political economist in the early 1800s, and many of his insights are important for economists today.

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Mises on the Myth of Marx

Biographies

The Economist gets it right. In a new review of Marx they argue that "the myth is more impressive than the reality."

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Week in Review: December 17, 2016

BiographiesThe FedPolitical Theory

Blog12/16/2016

We lost one of the great scholars this week with the passing of Ralph Raico.

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Ralph Raico, RIP

Biographies

Blog12/13/2016

Ralph Raico, the leading historian of classical liberalism and disciple of Murray Rothbard, has passed away.

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