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Tag: praxeology
  • Mises’ Lessons for Activists

    Ludwig von Mises is the white knight of the Austrian School. His life and work have shaped and guided classical liberalism, libertarianism, anarcho-capitalism, and volutaryism in profound ways. A careful reading of his magnum opus, Human Action, can radically alter and improve our approach to activism, fundraising, and recruiting.  In the first chapter of Human …

  • Praxeology Made Simple

    Praxeology, the study of human action, is a field of science that is unique to the school of Austrian Economics. For many people, simply hearing the word “praxeology” will instantly turn them off and incur their unending ignorance; for supporters of liberty wishing to learn more, treatises dealing with praxeology, such as Ludwig von Mises’ …

  • Government Structure Causes Corruption

    I wrote my most recent column at the Old Gold & Black about the corruption that arises as a result of the incentive structure created by government. Governments habitually do many despicable things. Whether it be declarations of war, debasement of currencies or imprisonment of those who have committed no real crimes, these patterns seem …