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Yves Guyot: Molinari's Successor

Biographies

Blog10/08/2007

One of the many fascinating footnotes in Dr. Hulsmann's Mises - Last Knight of Liberalism is this entry: "The uniqueness of Mises's role was still recognized some twenty years later by one of the...

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The Constitutional Democrat

BiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/17/2007

James Fenimore Cooper, America's first great national novelist, widely influenced our literature and Americans' sense of history in the 19th century. However, Cooper also wrote about political issues, particularly in The American Democrat (1838), whose themes reflect America's...

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Basil the Evil

Biographies

Blog08/20/2007

I just had the pleasure of preparing a chapter from Flynn's Men of Wealth for publication here. It is on...

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Hans F. Sennholz, 1922-2007

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Blog06/23/2007

He who has lived well knows how to die well. Death holds no horrors for him. It is simply the ultimate adventure of life. The death of Hans Sennholz on June 23, 2007, concluded a life of untold adventures. Born (February 3, 1922) in Germany during the hyperinflation soon after World War I, he...

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Benjamin Anderson, 1886-1949

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/01/2007

It might be May Day in Cuba--the day on which Castro gives his traditional 4–5 hour speech, or so says NPR with exuberant expectation—but at the Mises Institute, it is Benjamin Anderson day. He was born on May 1, 1886. He was an outstanding...

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Schumpeter Lives

Biographies

Blog04/27/2007

Yet another biography of this worthy thinker, and some interesting comments on his resurgence.

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A Tribute to Ron

BiographiesFree MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog04/03/2007

In a long public life, Ron Paul has always kept faith with the limited defensible role for our federal government. He hasn't sold out that vision to "buy" goodies extorted from others via government coercion, truly representing those disenchanted with the ballooning size scope of...

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Radical Disillusionment

Big GovernmentBiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog03/26/2007

Emma Goldman, a young shopkeeper in 1892, was serving a customer in her ice cream parlor in Worcester, Mass., when she got the latest news about a labor strike in Pittsburgh.

As she explains in her autobiography, "Living My Life": "One afternoon a customer came in for an ice...

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"The Most Distinctly Libertarian of the Libertarians"

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

Blog03/16/2007

Of the big five of the libertarian movement — Von Mises, Hayek, Rand, Rothbard and Friedman — who is your favorite?

Doherty: Murray Rothbard, and I'll tell you why. Rothbard, in one way, was the most distinctly libertarian of the...

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"Ach, that Rothbard!"

BiographiesPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog02/22/2007

The Mises archives are truly a wonderful thing. I was reading the brilliant and deserved article on the illustrious Pascal Salin by Dr. Hülsmann when I found this insightful interview with Dr. Salin...

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