About Mises

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We are the worldwide epicenter of the Austrian economics movement.

The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, teaches the scholarship of Austrian economics, freedom, and peace. The liberal intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) guides us. Accordingly, we seek a profound and radical shift in the intellectual climate: away from statism and toward a private property order. We encourage critical historical research, and stand against political correctness. The Institute serves students, academics, business leaders, and anyone seeking better understanding of the Austrian school of economics and libertarian political theory.

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Mises Weekends

Patrick Newman: Rothbard vs. The Progressive Era

Jeff Deist and Patrick Newman discuss Murray Rothbard's unique analysis of a critical time in US history.

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What Keeps James Bullard Up at Night

We all have our worries in life. For Bullard, it's that your cost of living is not as high as it should be.

Education: Free and Compulsory
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Progressive Education and the Current Scene

From Part 3 of Education: Free and Compulsory : "Compulsory Education in the United States". This audio book...

Education: Free and Compulsory
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The Goals of Public Schooling: The Educationist Movement

From Part 3 of Education: Free and Compulsory : "Compulsory Education in the United States". This audio book...

Education: Free and Compulsory
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Arguments For and Against Compulsion in the United States

From Part 3 of Education: Free and Compulsory : "Compulsory Education in the United States". This audio book...

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