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Thoughts on Intellectual Property, Scarcity, Labor-ownership, Metaphors, and Lockean Homesteading

Legal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/26/2006

The following edited comments are excerpted from a recent email discussion with Walter Block and one of his correspondents, a Philosophy Professor (designated [PhilProf] below):

Walter, [PhilProf] -- Thanks for your email. Only time for a few comments now....
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The end of the classroom as we know it

EducationTaxes and SpendingOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog07/24/2005

The Huntsville Times was prompted by Bill Gates's good comments on education to interview others on the topic, and I was among them.

Note the person quoted at the end of the piece, who suggests that the solution to the public school problem is for the government to get the kids earlier (...

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Liberalism is the "New Communism"

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog03/30/2005

Jacques Chirac seems to be on the verge of waging all out war against the gravest possible threat to his country: ultra-liberalism (hint: that's what Misesians favor). He has announced that ultra-liberalism is the "...

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And they call us nostalgic!

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

Blog03/01/2005

This article published in the Monthly Review, March 2005, meaning this year, not a century ago:

"The only solution, as difficult as this may be to contemplate at the present time, is socialism; socialism, that is, as the socialist...

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Objectivists Close to Rothbardians??

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

Blog02/19/2005

Most of us are familiar with the feud between Rothbard and Rand, and of other aspects of Rand's personal life that make great fodder for jokes. There are also plenty of self-described Objectivists who...

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On Radicalism and Calling a Spade a Spade

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

Blog02/04/2005

From an interview with Milton Friedman (2), a good story about Mises and the Mont Pelerin Society. It's told to critique him; but to me, it shows...

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Why Government Plans for Fixing Recessions Ultimately Fail

Business CyclesOther Schools of Thought

09/14/2019Mises Daily Articles
The fundamental error of the interventionists is that they ignore the shortage of capital goods.
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The Myth of Good Government

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyOther Schools of Thought

08/24/2019Mises Daily Articles
One of the great and most persistent errors of classical liberals is to believe in "good government," a government that does "what it is supposed to do." But no state empowered to do what is supposedly necessary will restrain itself to those things. It will expand as much as public opinion will...
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If a Pure Market Economy Is So Good, Why Doesn't It Exist?

Free MarketsWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

08/20/2019Mises Daily Articles
"Herein lies the key to changing society — changing public opinion or people's preferences toward government. And the only way people are likely to change their preferences is through education and persuasion; force is ineffective."
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The Triumph of Socialism

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

08/13/2019Mises Daily Articles
Things might have been much worse were it not for the efforts of a relative handful of intellectuals who have fought against socialist theory for more than a century. Without them, it might have been 99% in support of socialist tyranny.
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