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The Death Cult of Collectivism

Political Theory

Blog05/23/2017
All collectivist doctrines are harbingers of irreconcilable hatred and war to the death.

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How Liberty Defined Western Civilization

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/03/2017
The idea of liberty is and has always been peculiar to the West.

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Slavery and Freedom

Free MarketsLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog04/20/2016

This is the fruit of free labor. It is able to create more wealth for everyone than slave labor once provided for the masters.

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Mises: Politics and Liberty

Political Theory

Blog04/06/2016

Liberalism has no party flower and no party color, no party song and no party idols, no symbols and no slogans. It has the substance and the arguments.

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The Economist's Duty

Austrian Economics OverviewInterventionismPolitical Theory

04/07/2017Articles of Interest
A 4-part condensation of chapters from Human Action dealing with various forms of government interference with the free market.

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Omnipotent Government: The Rise of the Total State and Total War

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

08/03/2016Audio/Video
Mises on the malignant ideology behind Nazism. Download the complete audio book for free.

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Selected Writings of LVM, vol 2: Between the Two World Wars

Booms and BustsCalculation and KnowledgeFiscal TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
The essays collected in this volume are from the interwar period, when Mises was working for the Vienna Chamber of Commerce. They concern monetary policy, fiscal policy, the boom and bust cycle, trade, economic calculation, socialism, and the history of ideas.
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The Free Market and Its Enemies

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
This is a "new" book by Ludwig von Mises, the first of a series of lecture transcripts drawn from careful notes taken by Bettina Bien Greaves in the summer of 1951. It features Mises in a role in which we do not usually find him, not as a writer but as a speaker...
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Socialism vs. Market Exchange

Political Theory

09/17/2015Speeches and Presentations
This is the last formal lecture by Ludwig von Mises delivered May 2, 1970 at an economic seminar in Seattle, Washington.

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Materialism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

03/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
The term materialism has two entirely different connotations. The first connotation refers to values. The second connotation is ontological.

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