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Killing in War

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

06/18/2009Mises Daily Articles
Unjust combatants who feared punishment at the end of the war might be more reluctant to surrender, preferring to continue to fight with a low probability of victory than to surrender with a high probability of being punished.
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Love the State, Says Madrick

Big GovernmentThe FedMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

03/17/2009Mises Daily Articles
The Austrian arguments, to repeat, are deductive. They are not statistical.
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The End of American Dominance

Global EconomyMedia and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

03/11/2009Mises Daily Articles
If we, continuing to view ourselves in a hegemonic role, act to thwart these assertions of national ambition, we risk hostility and war.
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What You Must Read About the Great Depression

Booms and BustsMedia and CultureHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

02/22/2009Mises Daily Articles
"The single most important book on the Great Depression is that by Murray Rothbard." – David Gordon
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Behavioral Economics: At Odds with Freedom

Free MarketsMedia and CultureOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

02/12/2009Mises Daily Articles
Ubel mocks those who speak of a "nanny state"; but the real problem is not that the state officiously looks out for our best interests at the expense of our freedom. It is that the state exploits us.
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Does God Bind or Unleash the King?

Media and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

12/02/2008Mises Daily Articles
Libertarianism, as Rothbard often emphasized, is firmly committed to natural law and is not an antinomian theory. Elshtain is right to stress the dangers of the sovereign self, which holds itself not bound by moral limits.
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Is the Supreme Court Supreme?

Legal SystemMedia and CultureU.S. History

11/04/2008Mises Daily Articles
Our actual Constitution, one of congressional preeminence, has been replaced by the Happy Convention, in which the president and Supreme Court have supplanted Congress. No Jeffersonian can accept this.
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The Ten Best Books on Money

Media and CultureMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

From "Choice in Currency: A Path to Sound Money"; the Mises Circle in Vancouver. Recorded 13 September 2008.
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Prudence or Principle? A Critique of Carpenter

Media and CultureWar and Foreign Policy

09/16/2008Mises Daily Articles
However much one may value Carpenter's book, then, it does not reflect a consistent noninterventionist stance.
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