All posts tagged "war"

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    The Sociology of War Part 2

    Reprinted from AntiWar.com When a government declares war, it basically convinces its subjects that they are in...

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    The Sociology of War Part 1

    Reprinted from AntiWar.com The breakout of World War I upended many lives, including those of two great...

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    War as Spoliation

    Originally published in Harmonies of Political Economy. Reprinted from Mises.org A man (and the same thing may be...

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    Are Questions of War and Peace Merely One Issue Among Many for Libertarians?

    Reprinted from the Independent Institute Most Americans express support for private enterprise. In this country, outright socialists...

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    The Christmas Truce of World War I

    Reprinted from Mises.org Editor’s Note: Never forget the Christmas Truce of World War I, when troops refused...

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    How Now Shall We Behave?

    Article was originally published in Faith & Freedom, March 1951. Reprinted from Mises.org “and they shall beat...

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    FDR Goes to War

    Reprinted from the Freeman With the passage of time Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s historical shrine has eroded somewhat,...

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    War Is No Excuse for Socialist Planning

    Reprinted from the Freeman After the Soviet Union fell, just about everybody — except some humanities professors...

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    The Regret of War

    We all have regrets. But if you find yourself consistently ruing your past decisions, maybe it’s best to rethink your rashness. Writing in the Financial Times this weekend, Richard McGregor gives some perspective on Americans’ change of heart for wars. In the wake of a triumph in WWII, in 1950 65% of...

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    The State’s Worst Atrocity

    Reprinted from LewRockwell.com “The lamps are going out all over Europe,” Sir Edward Grey famously said on...

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    The Privilege of Watching War

    Iraq War the Third is now in its nascent stages. Last week, after a slew of confused...

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    Can a Leopard Change Its Spots?

    Last month an article entitled “The Lack of Major Wars May Be Hurting Economic Growth” was published...

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    War for Prosperity

    Economist Tyler Cowen always has an interesting view on things. He eschews the Austrian, deductive school in...

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    Honoring War Heroes

    On May 9th, the Globe and Mail featured “In photos: Faces of honour on a day marking...

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    The Truth in Non-Intellectuals

    According to a new poll conducted by the Wall Street Journal and NBC News, average Americans are...

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    NASA, the Aerospace Welfare Queen

    Reprinted from Strike-the-Root.com The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a textbook example of how to...

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    War ≠ Prosperity

    Ambrose Evans-Pritchard has the common sense (decency?) to not take sides in the territorial dispute going on between Japan and China in the East China Sea. This doesn´t mean that he has the common sense to not commit some egregious economic errors. Friedrich Hayek´s best test of a good economist was the...

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    The Problem with Binary Thinking

    Reprinted from FEE.org About a year ago, I wrote a piece in praise of the “explicit, uncensored, behind-the-scenes rent-seeking...

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    Autarky and Stockpiling

    Reprinted from Mises.org The clearer it had to become in the course...

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    Another Nail in the Neocon Coffin

    Reprinted from LewRockwell.com The recent opening of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity was a...