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Lord Keynes and Say's Law

3 hours agoMises Daily Articles
Although they never actually refuted it, one of the worst things the Keynesians did was convince some people that they had refuted Say's Law of Markets.

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How Markets Foster Human Cooperation

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Only human beings know how to overcome irreconcilable, nature-given conflicts: by embarking upon cooperation.

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Bastiat the Great

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

02/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
We could use more Bastiats today, writes Henry Hazlitt. We are, in fact, in desperate need of them.

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William Tell, Tax Rebel

Media and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

02/16/2018Mises Daily Articles
Adam Young tells the true story of William Tell, the Swiss legendary hero who symbolizes the struggle for individual and political freedom.

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John Stuart Mill and the New Liberalism

Protectionism and Free TradePolitical Theory

01/27/2018Mises Daily Articles
Much of the confusion prevailing in the historical study of liberalism can be traced to John Stuart Mill, whose importance is greatly overstated.

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The Laissez-Faire Radical: A Quest for the Historical Mises

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

01/25/2018Mises Daily Articles
For Mises, self-determination of nations and nationalities was simply grounded in the rights of individuals.

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The Causes of the Revolution of 1776

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

01/23/2018Mises Daily Articles
The colonists regarded the State primarily as an instrument whereby one might help oneself and hurt others.

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Do Taxpayers Want to Pay For Those Shut Down Government Services?

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/20/2018Mises Daily Articles
In addition to kicking the can down the deficit road year after year, the federal government employs a variety of tools to mask the true cost of government.

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Hazlitt's Reflections at 70

BiographiesOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

01/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Individuals in the minority can't afford to be just as good as those in the majority. If we hope to convert the majority we have to be much better.

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The Consumption Tax: A Critique

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
There has been far too much concentration on the form of taxation and not enough on its total amount.

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