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Robert A. Nisbet

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Robert Nisbet (1913–1996), the eminent sociologist, taught at Columbia University and made his mark on intellectual life through observing the intermediating structures in society that serve as a bulwark between...

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The Present Age: Progress and Anarchy in Modern America

Robert Nisbet argues here that conservatism has become as corrupt as liberalism in its celebration of militarism and...

Twilight of Authority

Alberto Mingardi writes: Professor Nisbet explores in depth two surprisingly related issues, which he has yet...

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William Faulkner

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William Faulkner (1897–1962) was the third American to receive the Nobel Prize in literature. This was in 1949 and came after many years of novel writing, beginning with "The Marble...

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The Duty to Be Free

Then the welfare, the relief, the compensation, instead of being nationally sponsored cash prizes for idleness and...

Karen Palasek

Karen Y. Palasek

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Dr. Palasek is Assistant Professor of Business at Barton College, and serves as the Director of Educational and Academic Programs at the John Locke Foundation.

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Hayek Meets the Press in 1975

The amazing fact is that the great majority of British people are not yet consciously aware that they are living in...

Robert P. Murphy

Robert P. Murphy

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Robert P. Murphy is a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute. He is the author of many books. His latest is Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors...

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Robert Murphy: Human Action

Bob Murphy lays out how we should go about understanding economics.

Bob Murphy: Government Medicine is Killing Us

Jeff Deist and Bob Murphy eviscerate the arguments for Obamacare, and discuss how to protect your health and...

Kevin Van Cott

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Global Warming: Nature or Nurture?

It appears that the issue of global warming is a bit more complicated than those in the major media outlets and the...

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Ilana Mercer

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Ilana Mercer has been writing a widely published weekly column since 1999. She is the author of The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s...

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How Democracy Made Us Dumb

Recorded at the Mises Circle in Seattle, 14 September 2019. Includes an introduction by Jeff Deist.

Democratic Despotism

The road to serfdom — in both Norway and America— is no coincidental detour, writes Ilana Mercer, but rather a well-...

Wade A. Mitchell

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The War on Immigration Will Fail
There exists a market demand for low-skilled cheap labor, writes Wade Mitchell. This triumph of the market is not in...

Chi-Yuen Wu

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An Outline of International Price Theory

Wu looks at the history of economic thought as a way to explain what was happening in 1930s China and why.

Mercantilism vs. Free Trade: The Early Years

Trade is in its nature free, finds its own channel, and best directs its own course.

Mykola Bunyk

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Mykola Bunyk is an assistant professor of political science and philosophy at the Lviv Regional Institute of Public Administration, part of the National Academy of Public Administration of Ukraine. He...

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Finding the Birthplace of Ludwig von Mises

Ludwig von Mises was born in Lviv, but the specific place of his birth remained unknown.

James Sheehan

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James Sheehan works for the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

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How Nafta Caused the Mexican Bailout

In the Clinton administration's spin control on the Mexican meltdown, Nafta had nothing to do with it. Without the...

Why Protectionism Sells

Voter opposition to major "free trade" agreements helped propel a surge in protectionist rhetoric this year. Even...

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