Jeff Deist remarks from his talk entitled Libertarian, Heal Thyself : I’m sure many people in this room remember the late Harry Browne, who was an investment advisor and a great libertarian. In fact he was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for president in 1996 and 2000. Harry was a superb public speaker; very tall and […]
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by Michael Rozeff Where the state is, there is the power to tax; for rulers cannot rule without taxation. As Ludwig von Mises wrote: “The funds that a government spends for whatever purposes are levied by taxation.” Or as Murray Rothbard put it: “All state actions rest on the fundamental binary intervention of taxes.” Where […]
by Lew Rockwell This talk was delivered at the Boston Mises Circle on October 1, 2016. Last week marked the 135th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig von Mises, and that’s an appropriate moment to revisit Guido Hulsmann’s brilliant biography of this great man, Mises: Last Knight of Liberalism. I commend this book to you, […]
Jeff Deist comments on the state of economics and what the Mises Institute is doing about it. Trasnscript below. A journalist from The Chronicle of Higher Education contacted me recently asking about free-market think tanks affiliated with universities. Can the Mises Institute or other organizations produce the scientific foundation for what he sees as an […]
Mark Thornton on the possibility of the skyscraper curse wrecking havoc in the economy.