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Cantillon for Laymen

BiographiesFree MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

11/27/2017Mises Daily Articles
Richard Cantillon, "the father of modern economics," understood that to break out of the mercantilist morass we must focus on human action.

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Dictators Fall, but States Remain: Zimbabwe's (Already) Missed Chance

Free MarketsSocialismWorld History

A pivotal and far-reaching transformation for Zimbabwe. How can one know that things won’t change?

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Don't Close the Tax "Loopholes"

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/27/2017
Closing so-called tax loopholes simply increase the tax burden for many Americans, and are hardly to be praised.

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Corporations Can't Oppress Us without the State's Help

Corporate WelfarePovertyU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/27/2017
Fear of a corporate takeover of our lives is based on an incorrect conflation of political and economic power.

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Ownership of the Product by Capitalists

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

11/25/2017Mises Daily Articles
Popular literature attributes enormous "power" to the capitalist. However, this is far from the case.

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What Determines a Currency's Rate of Exchange?

Money and Banks

Blog11/25/2017
An important factor in setting the purchasing power of money is the supply of money.

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Did Tariffs Really Cause the American Civil War?

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog11/25/2017
Regional conflicts went far beyond a simple dispute over taxation.

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The Failure of Bolshevism and Its Aftermath

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

11/24/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Judged by its announced goals, Bolshevism failed. Was Russia "not yet ripe" for socialism?
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Birthday of a Bloodbath

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/24/2017
As communism marks its centennial, we should remember it for what it did best: death.

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Gabriel Calzada on Free-Market Education in Latin America

EducationStrategy

11/24/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Gabriel Calzada discuss what entrepreneurial education grounded in free-market economics can look like.

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