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Remembering Thomas Babington Macaulay

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Blog10/24/2005

One of the best writers of the old liberal school was Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay (1800-1859), the Whig historian, essayist and statesman. He was an unashamed advocate of economic freedom and a writer who excelled at pointing out the errors of logic and abuses of power he saw at work around...

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Robbins on Mises

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

Blog03/10/2005

New in the Ward and Massey Libraries, among 25,000 titles. Lord Robbins, Autobiography of an Economist (London: MacMillan, St. Martin's Press, 1971). From pp. 107-108:

I cannot leave this theme [the non-viability of socialism] without expressing further...
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Patrick Henry's Birthday

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Blog05/27/2004

May 29th marks the birthday in 1736 of Patrick Henry, America's "Orator of Liberty." His "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech in March 1775 was the spark that ignited the Revolution in Virginia, and continues to serve as a battle cry for...

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Today's Leading Mises Scholar on the Man and His Legacy

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/14/2018The Austrian
"He used Menger’s edifice as a framework, and then he solidified its foundations and proceeded to build an entire basilica on top of it. It was an enormous achievement."
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Salute to Von Mises: For 92 Years He Has Fought the Good Fight

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/28/2018Articles of Interest
Thanks to Mises, we now understand that the only way that socialists can solve the problem of resource allocation is by adopting capitalism.
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Who Is Henry Hazlitt?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/24/2018Audio/Video
Jonathan Newman discusses the contributions of Henry Hazlitt (1894–1993), the brilliant popularizer of sound economics.
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Who is Ludwig von Mises?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/17/2018Audio/Video
Guido Hülsmann highlights the life and work of Ludwig von Mises (1881–1973), arguably the greatest economist of all time.
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The Austrian Economists and the Late Habsburg Viennese Milieu

BiographiesAustrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

07/10/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
What can we can learn from the early Austrian economists about the alleged decadence of Vienna in their time?
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Who is Juan de Mariana?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

06/19/2018Audio/Video
Lucas Engelhardt explains the many contributions of an early precursor to not only the Austrian school but to the whole of economic thought.
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Who is Jean-Baptiste Say?

BiographiesMoney and BanksHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

06/11/2018Audio/Video
Per Bylund explains the many contributions of Jean-Baptiste Say, a precursor to the Austrian school of economics.
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