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Robbins on Mises

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

Blog03/10/2005

New in the Ward and Massey Libraries, among 25,000 titles. Lord Robbins, Autobiography of an Economist (London: MacMillan, St. Martin's Press, 1971). From pp. 107-108:

I cannot leave this theme [the non-viability of socialism] without expressing further...

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Patrick Henry's Birthday

Biographies

Blog05/27/2004

May 29th marks the birthday in 1736 of Patrick Henry, America's "Orator of Liberty." His "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech in March 1775 was the spark that ignited the Revolution in Virginia, and continues to...

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The Inaugural Mises Circle in Houston

Big GovernmentBiographiesThe Fed

March 4, 2006

Event

Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant in Houston, Texas

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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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Liberty vs. the Constitution: The Early Struggle

BiographiesFree MarketsMoney and BanksU.S. History

01/11/2018Mises Daily Articles
The history of the Constitution's adoption is the history of a coup d'état.

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Three National Treasures: Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/30/2017Mises Daily Articles
In an age when loot-seeking is the norm among politicians — both governmental and academic, Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard have held high the banner of truth and freedom.

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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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Aristotle on Private Property and Money

BiographiesWorld HistoryCapital and Interest TheoryPrivate Property

11/04/2017Mises Daily Articles
Although Aristotle scorned moneymaking and was scarcely a partisan of laissez-faire, he set forth a trenchant argument in favor of private property.

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Jean-Baptiste Colbert and Louis XIV

BiographiesWorld HistoryInterventionismMonetary Theory

11/02/2017Mises Daily Articles
Colbert: "The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least amount of hissing."

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