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The Problem with Right-to-Work Laws

18 juli, 2014 - 06:00

Right-to-work laws substitute one government mandate for another.

The Neo-Mercantilist Hysteria Over US Trade Deficits

17 juli, 2014 - 06:00

Keynesians are fond of overstating both the magnitude of the trade deficit and its alleged negative effects.

Industrial Policy Is Still a Loser

16 juli, 2014 - 06:00

Stiglitz wants to revitalize industrial policy through greater government intervention to favor certain technologies over others.

Employer-Provided Health Care Is Not a Religious Issue

15 juli, 2014 - 06:00

Employer-provided health insurance has nothing to do with religion and everything to do with the free exchange of labor for wages.

How the Drug War Drives Child Migrants to the US Border

14 juli, 2014 - 06:00

It is not a coincidence that an increasing percentage of child migrants to the US border are from areas devastated by the American drug war.

Rockwell on the State, the Military, and Propaganda

12 juli, 2014 - 06:00

War is the health of the state, and thanks to a population enamored of military institutions, states are able to tax and spend with ease.

Thomas Piketty and Mises’s ‘The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality’

11 juli, 2014 - 06:00

In his short book The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality, Ludwig von Mises explains why Piketty's new anti-capitalist tome is popular among a certain class of people.

Thomas Piketty and Mises’ ‘The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality’

11 juli, 2014 - 06:00

In his short book The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality, first published in 1954, Ludwig von Mises explains why Piketty's new anti-capitalist tome is popular among a certain class of people, and why much of Piketty's book relies on a re-telling of old myths about capitalism.

Jean-Baptiste Say: An Underrated Revolutionary

10 juli, 2014 - 06:00

Say’s insights continue to challenge interventionist economists to this day. Everl Schoorl’s new biography sheds new light on Say’s life and works.

The Jeffersonian Secessionist Tradition

9 juli, 2014 - 06:00

Thomas DiLorenzo explores the once-widespread belief, both North and South, that the American states were part of a voluntary union.

Congress, Extortion, and Unfunded Mandates

8 juli, 2014 - 06:00

James Bennett discusses his new book on federal mandates with the Mises Institute.

What Is the Rate of Return on the Louisiana Purchase?

7 juli, 2014 - 06:00

The true benefits of the Louisiana and Alaska Purchases are less clear than their value to pro-government propaganda.

How To Have Law Without Legislation

5 juli, 2014 - 06:00

Rothbard explores Bruno Leoni’s call for a return to the ancient traditions and principles of "judge-made law" as a method of limiting the state and insuring liberty.

Investors and Austrian Economics

4 juli, 2014 - 06:00

Robert Blumen talks with the Mises Institute with a about the Austrian School’s growing influence among investors.

When Steelers Steal

3 juli, 2014 - 06:00

In a free economy, firms threatened with competition often respond by searching for ways to increase efficiencies and improving on economies of scale and scope.

Why the Mainstream Fails to Understand Recessions

2 juli, 2014 - 06:00

Many Austrians saw the bust coming, and thanks to Austrian economics, we also better understand the details of how booms and busts work.