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Frédéric Bastiat’s Economic Sophisms Is Now More Important Than Ever

Mises DailyJune 29, 2015
Frédéric Bastiat would have turned 214 today. Although primarily remembered for The Law , Bastiat's book Economic Sophisms , filled with Bastiat's unique wit, and his ability to destroy bad economic theories, is as timely as ever...

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Self-Determination and Secession

Mises DailyJune 27, 2015
Sardinia has a long history of agitating for secession from Italy. Now some Sardinians want to secede form Italy in order to become a new region of Switzerland. Ludwig von Mises defended this "secede-and-join" tactic and called it "self-determination."...

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