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Krugman Claims Mises Couldn’t Explain the Great Depression

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/30/2014
Joseph Salerno writes in today's Mises Daily: In fact, economists are finally beginning to rediscover Mises’s explanation of the prolonged mass unemployment of the...

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President Obama on Inequality: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Media and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/16/2014

President Obama has recently promoted inequality as a fundamental threat to our way of life, saying, “The combined trends of increased inequality and decreasing mobility pose a fundamental threat to the American Dream, our way of life, and what we stand for around the globe.” You can...

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Block, the Austrians, and the Catholics

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/02/2014

Normally, I wouldn’t bother examining an article like this, but the author of the piece tries to score some points using Walter Block and the Austrian School as examples, so I...

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11 Good Things for Liberty in 2013

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog12/31/2013

by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

As 2013 draws to a close, let’s pause to recall some important developments for the cause of liberty – some of which you already know well, and others you’ll be hearing about for the first time.

Edward Snowden. After sitting on...

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LECTURE EXCERPT: What is Economic Law?

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog12/09/2013

Excerpted from Lecture 3 of Robert Murphy's "Basics of Economics: Action and Exchange", which is available as an independent study course. Sign up for Dr. Murphy's...

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Judge Napolitano on the Pope's Economics

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog12/05/2013

Mises Institute Distinguished Scholar Judge Napolitano today examines the current Pope's economics:

Traditional Catholic social teaching imposes on all of us a moral obligation to...

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A Mises Institute Guide to Nobel Winners Fama and Shiller

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/15/2013

Not surprisingly, the work of this week's new Nobel prize winners have been the subject of several critiques here at the Mises Institute:

Today's Mises Daily article...

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Taking Government Money

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog11/09/2012

Taking Government Money

Austrian influenced economist Mark Skousen recently turned 65 and faced a dilemma many us have or will soon take – should we take social security ‘benefits’?

The issue is part of a...

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Is Obama more Austrian than Clinton?

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog03/26/2008

Here is a funny column on Marketwatch that argues that "While Obama, despite his University of Chicago connections, is no Friedrich Hayek, he is...

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Free Markets in Good Times, Big Government in Bad Times

Media and CultureMoney and BanksPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog03/20/2008

Larry Elliott in the Guardian writes that

Every parent with a stroppy teenager knows the feeling. After relentless pressure, mum or dad gives in to demands that they drop...

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