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Remembering Thomas Babington Macaulay

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Blog10/24/2005

One of the best writers of the old liberal school was Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay (1800-1859), the Whig historian, essayist and statesman. He was an unashamed advocate of economic freedom and a writer who excelled at pointing out the errors of logic and abuses of power he saw at work around...

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Robbins on Mises

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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

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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 serve as a battle cry for...

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Who is Jean-Baptiste Say?

BiographiesMoney and BanksHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

06/11/2018Audio/Video
Per Bylund explains the many contributions of Jean-Baptiste Say, a precursor to the Austrian school of economics.

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Who is Murray Rothbard?

BiographiesFree MarketsCalculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

06/04/2018Audio/Video
David Gordon discusses Murray Rothbard’s contributions to economic theory and their broader historical context.

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Who is Wilhelm Röpke?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/29/2018Audio/Video
Shawn Ritenour introduces German economist Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966).

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On War, Gold, and My Years in Congress

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05/25/2018The Austrian
Dr. Paul has accepted the slings and arrows of critics over his long and ongoing career with quiet good humor, equanimity, and determination.

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Who is Carl Menger?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/22/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist discusses the major contributions of Carl Menger (1840–1921), founder of the Austrian school of economics.

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What I Learned from Ludwig von Mises

BiographiesAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

04/24/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Yeager presented this private seminar to graduate students at Mises University in 2012.

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