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Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.

Founder and Chairman

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Anything other than free enterprise always means a society of compulsion and lower living standards, and any form of socialism strictly enforced means dictatorship and the total state.

Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr., is founder and chairman of the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, editor of LewRockwell.com, and author of Fascism versus Capitalism.

Fascism versus Capitalism

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11/26/2013Books
Lew Rockwell examines the starkly contrasting systems of capitalism and fascism, noting pro-fascist trends in recent decades as well as the larger historical trends in the United States and internationally.
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The Left, The Right, and The State

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12/31/2008Mises Daily Articles
We must become the intellectual dissidents of our time, rejecting the demands for statism that come from the Left and Right.
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Speaking of Liberty

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12/15/2003Books
Rockwell's book is as pro-liberty as it is brutally critical of government.
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The Economics of Liberty

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08/30/1990Books
This collection of short, entertaining, and educational articles exposes how government interference with the economy violates individual liberty, leads to inefficiencies, and rewards special interests.
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A Biography of Henry Hazlitt

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10/04/2019Articles of Interest
"The art of economics consists of looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.
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Two Views on Social Order: Conflict or Cooperation?

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09/28/2019Mises Daily Articles
There are two clear and present dangers to liberty. One is known as the Left, and the other is the Right. They seek to use government to mold society into a form they seek, rather than the form that liberty achieves if society is left on its own.
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Learning About the State

Big Government

09/09/2019Mises Daily Articles
It is not the people we elect who are in charge. They are only the human face on the machine. If they don't know this before the election, they quickly discover it after the election.
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Rothbard and War

War and Foreign Policy

Those who believe in the free and unhampered market economy should be especially skeptical of war and military action. War, after all, is the ultimate government program.

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The Myth of Good Government

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08/24/2019Mises Daily Articles
One of the great and most persistent errors of classical liberals is to believe in "good government," a government that does "what it is supposed to do." But no state empowered to do what is supposedly necessary will restrain itself to those things. It will expand as much as public opinion will...
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