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Hans-Hermann Hoppe: A World Without Theft

Dr. Hoppe’s book ‘The Economics and Ethics of Private Property’ (mises.org/EEPP) is among the most important modern contributions to libertarian thought. Hoppe, like Rothbard, connects laissez-faire economics to normative libertarian theory with laserlike precision and inexorable logic. Property isn’t just a social construct determined by legislative fiat, but rather a necessary component of self-ownership and […]

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Tho Bishop: The Alt-Right in Auburn

The Mises Institute’s hometown of Auburn, Alabama made national news this week as Richard Spencer was allowed to speak on the university’s campus following a court ruling. The event was a win for free speech, but also revealed Spencer’s affinity for socialism and the state. Instead of being a dangerous “thought criminal”, is Richard Spencer […]

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The Right to Discriminate Is a Basic Property Right 

by Laurence Vance Back in 2013, Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Washington, refused to provide flowers for a gay friend’s same-sex wedding. The legal battle that ensued has now ended: The Washington State Supreme Court just unanimously ruled that the florist violated the state’s anti-discrimination law. The case has given rise […]

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Did the Government Spy on Trump? Of Course. It Spies on All of Us!

By Ron Paul There was high drama last week when Rep. Devin Nunes announced at the White House that he had seen evidence that the communications of the Donald Trump campaign people, and perhaps even Trump himself, had been “incidentally collected” by the US government. If true, this means that someone authorized the monitoring of […]

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The Problem of Social Coase

Presented during the session on “Liberty and Human Action” at the Austrian Economics Research Conference at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 11 March 2017. https://mises.org/system/tdf/North_S9_AERC_20170311.mp3 Source: The Problem of Social Coase | Mises Institute

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