About Mises

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We are the worldwide epicenter of the Austrian economics movement.

The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, teaches the scholarship of Austrian economics, freedom, and peace. The liberal intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) guides us. Accordingly, we seek a profound and radical shift in the intellectual climate: away from statism and toward a private property order. We encourage critical historical research, and stand against political correctness. The Institute serves students, academics, business leaders, and anyone seeking better understanding of the Austrian school of economics and libertarian political theory.

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Education: Free and Compulsory
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Progressive Education and the Current Scene

From Part 3: "Compulsory Education in the United States". This audio book is made available through the...

Education: Free and Compulsory
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The Goals of Public Schooling: The Educationist Movement

From Part 3: "Compulsory Education in the United States". This audio book is made available through the...

Education: Free and Compulsory
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Arguments For and Against Compulsion in the United States

From Part 3: "Compulsory Education in the United States". This audio book is made available through the...

Education: Free and Compulsory
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Compulsory Education in the United States

From Part 3: "Compulsory Education in the United States". This audio book is made available through the...

Education: Free and Compulsory
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Fascism, Nazism, and Communism

From Part 2: "Compulsory Education in Europe". This audio book is made available through the generosity of Mr...

Education: Free and Compulsory
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Compulsory Education in Europe: England

From Part 2: "Compulsory Education in Europe". This audio book is made available through the generosity of Mr...

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