Free Market


Privatize the Police

By Murray N. Rothbard Mises Institute July 13, 2016   Abolition of the public sector means, of course, that all pieces of land, all land areas, including streets and roads, would be owned privately, by individuals, corporations, cooperatives, or any other voluntary groupings of individuals and capital. The fact that all streets and land areas would be private […]

Privatize the Police

For Hillary Clinton, as this tedious memoir of her years as Secretary of State makes evident, there are no hard choices.

Hillary Clinton’s Easy Choices

By David Gordon Mises.org June 30, 2016   Few books have as misleading a title as Hard Choices. For Hillary Clinton, as this tedious memoir of her years as Secretary of State makes evident, there are no hard choices. The Solutions to all political and economic problems are easy. We must always rely on the directing […]


Make America Great Again

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital May 5, 2016   Make America Great Again   Donald Trump’s critics have heaped scorn on his calls for protective tariffs to deal with America’s widening trade imbalance and the resulting loss of higher–paying blue color jobs. Some have accused him of trying to turn back the clock in […]

Brexit is Just What the Dr. Ordered

The European Union Is Anti-European

The European Union Is Anti-European

By Louis Rouanet Mises.org April 4, 2016   The European Union Is Anti-European   What is Europe? It seems that no rigorous answer can be provided. Europe is not exactly a continent. It is not a political entity. It is not a united people. The best definition, in fact, may be that Europe is the outcome of […]


The Truth About Politics

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com February 1, 2016 The Truth About Politics   The very first votes of the 2016 presidential election season will be cast tonight in the Iowa caucuses. This is supposed to fill us with happy thoughts about self-government, civic virtue, rational deliberation, and about politics as the way the people’s will […]

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The Market Doesn’t Solve Problems; People Do

By Louis Rouanet Mises.org January 29, 2016   The Market Doesn’t Solve Problems; People Do   It is wrongly accepted by many liberals (i.e., libertarians) that most, if not all, social problems can be “solved by the market.” But clearly, the “market” cannot magically solve our problems. Let it be clear that there is no doubt […]


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Ludwig von Mises, Genius?

By Bettina Bien Greaves Mises.org September 29, 2015   Ludwig von Mises, Genius?   For decades, Ludwig von Mises (1881–1973) was the leading spokesman for the Austrian school of economics. An advocate of free markets and a critic of government interference, he stood for peaceful and voluntary cooperation. Whenever possible, he spoke out for individual […]


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Venezuelans Launch Mises Institute to Take Down Chavismo

By Sabrina Martín PanAm Post August 22, 2015   Venezuelans Launch Mises Institute to Take Down Chavismo     Even in the face of tremendous adversity, Venezuelan activists are not giving up. In order to counter the official government narrative of the Nicolás Maduro administration, local libertarians have launched the Ludwig von Mises Institute Venezuela, […]


Don’t Worship the Free Market

By Sandy Ikeda Foundation for Economic Education July 24, 2015   Don’t Worship the Free Market Faith in Freedom Need Not Be Blind     “I’m tired of hearing that ‘liberty’ will take care of it!” My young friend was explaining to me why she’s become less enthusiastic about libertarianism than she was a few […]

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Governments like monopolies – that they create

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 9, 2015   Governments like monopolies – that they create     Over the medium to long term the only way a firm or a small group of firms can maintain a monopoly is if it has the backing of the government. If a firm in a free […]


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Inequality: The Rhetoric and Reality

By James A. Dorn Foundation for Economic Education June 23, 2015     Inequality: The Rhetoric and Reality There’s only one source of prosperity, and it’s not redistribution   The publication of Thomas Piketty’s bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century has led to widespread attention on the rising gap between rich and poor, and to […]


Free Financial Markets Are A Hoax 1

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 26, 2015   Free Financial Markets Are A Hoax   There are no free financial markets in America, or for that matter anywhere in the Western word, and few, if any, free markets of any other kind. The financial markets are rigged by the big banks, […]

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