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11 hours agoMises Daily Articles
This classic article by Leonard Read illustrates how completely dependent the world is on the division of labor.

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We're Living in the Age of Capital Consumption

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

It remains to be seen how much longer this can continue. Once the stock of capital is depleted, the rude awakening will be unpleasant indeed.

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Lyndon Johnson's Terrible Legacy

U.S. History

Blog11/18/2017
Johnson's political philosophy is alive and well today. The US government spends freely on welfare programs at home, and on unwinnable wars abroad.

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Chris Calton: The March to America's Civil War

U.S. History

11/17/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton, host of the Mises Institute's Historical Controversies podcast, is back with a fascinating account of the antebellum era.

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Libertarian Thought in Colonial America

U.S. HistoryPolitical TheoryPraxeology

11/17/2017Mises Daily Articles
The growth of libertarian thought in eighteenth-century America was heavily influenced by a preceding growth in England.

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Call for Papers: AERC 2018

11/17/2017Power & Market

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Leftist Billionaires Virtue-Signal on Tax Cuts

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/17/2017
The right to the product of one’s own labor is not in conflict with compassion and charity.

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Is Behavioral Economics Good Economics?

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

Blog11/17/2017
Behavioral economists, while criticizing the mainstream economics for not being realistic, treats human beings as automatons.

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"Economic Development" Is a Corporate Welfare Scheme

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

Blog11/17/2017
Taxpayers are being ripped off to help companies that apparently can't turn a profit without some help from the government.

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Hayek on Good and Bad Unemployment Policies

Labor and WagesInterventionism

Blog11/16/2017
One of the obstacles to a successful employment policy is, paradoxically, that it is so easy to reduce unemployment, at least in the short term.

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