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BlogMarch 11, 2015

For those of you who prefer to follow our content via RSS feed, it is now online and available here: http://mises.org/feed/blog.rss...

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Your Home is Your Cottage

Mises DailySeptember 8, 2005
"Anti-mansionization" ordinances, writes Adam Summers, hit at a fundamental right that Americans have long taken for granted: the right to build or buy the biggest home you can afford.

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Wyoming

BlogSeptember 11, 2014
From the 1870s onward, the American west has not deserved its reputation as an unusually free market region oriented region of the country. "Boosterism," in which local officials hand over money and special favors to companies and corporate interests, has been common in the region (as in most of...

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Freedom and Fairness

Mises DailyDecember 2, 2002
John Rawls's political theory remains a formidable competitor with that proposed by classical liberals and libertarians, writes Carmen Pavel. Because he has shaped the main conversation, true liberals need to take on his powerful legacy if only to better understand and strengthen the positions they...

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A Muzzle on the Mouth of the State

Mises DailyJanuary 3, 2006
Ryan McMaken writes that the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights amendment to the Colorado has slowed the growth of government.

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The Economics of ObamaCare

Mises DailyNovember 14, 2013
The snags with healthcare.gov are merely a sideshow; the true problems with ObamaCare run much deeper than a malfunctioning website.

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The Vampire Economy: Italy, Germany, and the US

Mises DailyOctober 13, 2005
What is the link between fascism and socialism? Jeffrey Herbener says they are stages on a continuum of economic control. Also in Audio File and Video File

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Speaking of Liberty Audio

BlogMarch 3, 2006
The Mises Institute continues to record Lew Rockwell's book Speaking of Liberty in preparation for a complete audio version of the book...

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Help Us Build a Future of Liberty

Mises DailyDecember 11, 2010
I would like to tell you more about our philosophy and the work that we do, with the hope that you will join me in <a href="https://mises.org/donate.aspx">becoming a financial supporter</a>...

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What's So Great about Representative Government?

Mises DailyDecember 7, 2010
As Hans-Hermann Hoppe has <a href="http://store.mises.org/Democracy-The-God-That-Failed-P240.aspx">noted</a>, democracy is owned by no one. But neither is representative government. Both are marked by infantilized societies: time preference shortens, current consumption trumps...

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Michael E. Lawrence

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Michael E. Lawrence is a musician who enjoys passing his free time studying political theory and Austrian economics. See his blog, Fragmented Obsessions ("Anti-war, anti-State, pro-ketchup")....

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A Sanctuary for Freedom

Mises DailySeptember 9, 2005
Defending freedom in good times is essential for the future of civilization. But doing so in times of crisis and calamity is even more important. Consider also <a href="https://mises.org/donate.aspx#donate">helping the Mises Institute</a> as we come to freedom's defense in...

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The Possibility of Private Law

Mises DailyAugust 3, 2005
Can free enterprise be the sole provider of law and justice? Robert Murphy, author of <a href="http://store.mises.org/Chaos-Theory-P190C0.aspx">Chaos Theory</a>, writes that the idea is often dismissed out of hand...

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The Hoax of the Food Desert

Mises DailyJuly 20, 2004
So now we are supposed to worry about those deprived of chain supermarkets. William Anderson notes how the academic left shifts gears.

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Left Coast Road Socialism and the Market-friendly Governor

BlogApril 30, 2007

Yesterday afternoon, my friend, who has recently moved to the Left Coast, pointed to this blog to alert me to the fact that MacArthur Maze, "the complex of freeways where Berkeley, Oakland, San...

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Spooks are great investors!

BlogMarch 3, 2004
Today's story on the CIA investing in start-ups in USA Today is frustrating. The worshipful tone of the article betrays no hint of the regular failure of gov't directed investing in the market, any knowledge of the problems...

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Teaching Tomorrow's Economists

Mises DailyMarch 9, 2012
The <a href="http://store.mises.org/Lessons-for-the-Young-Economist-Teachers-Manual-P10826.aspx">Teacher's Manual</a> is now available for my introductory textbook, <em><a href="http://mises.org/document/5706/Lessons-for-the-Young-Economist">Lessons...

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Learn More, Work Less

BlogDecember 31, 2004

This essay is for anyone who spends a good part of his or her day online, and doesn't yet use news aggregation. If you already use it, click to the next item. The abbreviation of the day is RSS, which stands for Really Simple Syndication. It is used by only a small percentage of web surfers...

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Labor Monopolies or Freedom

BooksJune 15, 2009
Labor unions are today the sacred cows. Most writers and speakers are afraid to expose the anti-social tendencies of organized labor, for if they do so, they know they themselves will be denounced as fascists, anti-labor, labor baiters, and reactionaries.

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