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The Capitalist Revolution

Free MarketsWorld History

Blog09/18/2017
Under capitalism, the common man was no longer a drudge who had to be satisfied with the crumbs that fell from the tables of the rich.

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Prohibition and the Socialist Ideal

Free MarketsLegal System

Blog11/21/2016

The idea of government as a paternal authority, as a guardian for everybody, is the idea of those who favor socialism.

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The History of Capitalism

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Blog09/12/2016

The development of capitalism consists in everyone's having the right to serve the customer better and/or more cheaply.

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Interventionism: Government's War Against Consumers

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Blog08/16/2016

The government wants to arrogate to itself the power, which, in an economy, is in the hands of the consumers.

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How Capitalism Improves the Welfare of All

Free MarketsCapital and Interest TheoryPrivate Property

Blog05/25/2016

Antiliberal policy is a policy of capital consumption. It recommends that the present be more abundantly provided for at the expense of the future.

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Slavery and Freedom

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Blog04/20/2016

This is the fruit of free labor. It is able to create more wealth for everyone than slave labor once provided for the masters.

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Mises: The Inequality of Wealth and Income

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Blog03/23/2016

Those who advocate equality of income distribution overlook the most important point, namely, that the total available for distribution, the annual product of social labor, is not independent of the manner in which it is divided.

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Mises: The Meaning of Laissez Faire

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Blog03/09/2016

Laissez faire means: Let the common man choose and act; do not force him to yield to a dictator.

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The Free Market and Its Enemies

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
This is a "new" book by Ludwig von Mises, the first of a series of lecture transcripts drawn from careful notes taken by Bettina Bien Greaves in the summer of 1951. It features Mises in a role in which we do not usually find him, not as a writer but as a speaker...
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Wage Earners and Employers

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05/21/2014Audio/Video
Ludwig von Mises was asked to respond to the question: "Are the interests of the American wage earners in conflict with those of their employers, or are the two in agreement?"...

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