Reprinted from The Moral Liberal Pick up any 40-year-old science textbook â€“ on chemistry, biology, geology, physics, astronomy or medicine â€“ and youâ€™ll find a slew of â€œfactsâ€ and theories that have been proven wrong or are no longer the
Article originally appeared in The Free Market–Volume VI, No. 10, October 1988.Â Reprinted from Mises.orgÂ On August 2, 1988, President Ronald Reagan announced that he had changed his mind about the pro-union plant-closing bill. He had vetoed it three months
[This article is transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode “Eric Arthur Blair aka George Orwell (1903â€“1950).” Reprinted from Mises.org] Eric Arthur Blair, who is best known under his pseudonym, George Orwell, was born 107 years ago this month in
Reprinted from the Freeman This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1962 publication of Murray Rothbardâ€™s grand treatise, Man, Economy, and State (MES). I was humbled when asked to write an appreciation of this indispensable work of Austrian economics.
[This article is excerpted from Liberalism, the introduction and Chapter 1] 6. The Psychological Roots of Antiliberalism It cannot be the task of this book to discuss the problem of social cooperation otherwise than with rational arguments. But the root
Reprinted from LewRockwell.com With all his scholarly study of the Great Depression, Prof. Bernanke is blind to several truly major factors that caused the Great Depression. His is a blindness that he shares with very many other economists of this
With a price hovering around $1,600 an ounce and the prospect of â€œadditional monetary accommodationâ€ hinted to in the latest meeting of the Federal Reserveâ€™s Federal Open Market Committee, gold is once again becoming a hot topic of discussion. George
Written in 1896, this letter is available in Tolstoy On Civil Disobedience and Non-Violence. Note by Translator:Â This letter was addressed to a Russian lady who wrote to Tolstoy asking his advice or assistance when the “Literature Committee,” Komitet Gramotnosti,
The following are reprinted minutes from then-Secretary of State Henry Kissenger‘s Principals and Regionals Staff Meeting which took place on Washington, April 25, 1974, 3:13â€“4:16 p.m. Reprinted from the U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian. [Omitted here is
The news of a masked gunman opening fire on movie theater goers in Aurora, Colorado during the premier of The Dark Knight Rises has predictably reignited calls for increased gun control laws.Â New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg immediately called
Not exactly a friendly reception in Spain – of course, Krugman called multiple times for a “recovery led by housing” (housing bubble)… Â At least eight! Redmond is the director of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada.
It’s important to learn as much as we can on the concepts of freedom, because if we don’t understand what it is and where it came from, we might as well say goodbye; we won’t see it being taken away a little