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What's the Difference Between Liberalism and "Neoliberalism"?

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/21/2016

When anti-capitalist leftists expound on the evils of "neoliberalsm," they are usually just attacking freedom and free markets in general.

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Henry Hazlitt's Dystopia: A Review of Time Will Run Back

The EntrepreneurPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/02/2016

Henry Hazlitt brings to his only novel, Time Will Run Back, the same clarity and ease for the reader he brought to Economics in One Lesson.

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Mises on the Battle between Liberalism and Racism

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/29/2016

For Mises, racism is not just contrary to liberalism and sound economics, but to reason itself.

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How the Mises Institute Builds New Scholars

EducationAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/27/2016

In the tradition of Ludwig von Mises himself, the Mises Institute works daily to pass on sound economics to a new generation of teachers and writers.

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Economic Data Without Good Economic Theory Is Useless

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/13/2016

Empirical data is useful as historical information. But to interpret the data, we require good economic theory.

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Equality and The American Democrat

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog09/09/2016

James Fenimore Cooper, America's first national novelist, saw real danger from the impulse toward majority rule as a panacea for every complaint.

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The Continuing Relevance of Mises's Human Action

EducationHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/08/2016

In the nearly seven decades since its appearance, Human Action has come to be recognized as one of the truly great classics of modern economics.

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The Myth of "Macroeconomics"

EducationOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/07/2016

The macroeconomic approach looks upon an arbitrarily selected segment of the market economy as if it were an integrated unit.

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The "Lucas Critique" Is Misesian at its Core

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

Blog08/30/2016

Like Mises, economist Robert Lucas understood that realities of human action make it impossible to treat economics as if it were a physical science.

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Millennials Love Free Markets, But Don't Understand Them

Taxes and SpendingPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog08/24/2016

How is it possible for Millennials to favor both a socialist government and a capitalist economy? It is simple, they don't truly understand the concepts.

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