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Auburn's Ludwig von Mises Institute names Thomas DiLorenzo new president

The Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn named its new president earlier this week after a months-long search.

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‘It's trickery and fraud, not free market capitalism' — Mises Institute economist calls out Politico article touting Democrats as free market allies for pro-ESG stance

Last week, Politico released an article suggesting progressives in the Democratic Party are the true allies of the free market economy because of their support of environmental, social governance investing and large asset managers like BlackRock Inc. and Vanguard. 

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Economist: Central Bank Digital Currencies are a ‘power play’ for the Federal Reserve, federal government — Here’s how Alabama can push back

The popularity of digital currencies like Bitcoin has skyrocketed over the past decade. CBDCs, like cryptocurrencies, are digital, but the main difference is that CBDCs fall under the control of the federal government.

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What is a libertarian? Part III: Liberty looking forward

Last week, 1819 News spoke to libertarians in Alabama about what a libertarian is, the history of the libertarian movement and where libertarians stand on the issues. But where is the libertarian movement headed?

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What is a Libertarian? Part II: Libertarians on the Issues

On Wednesday, 1819 News asked self-professed libertarians in Alabama what they thought a libertarian was and where libertarianism comes from. But where do libertarians stand on the issues?

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Mises Institute welcomes students to Auburn for Mises University, Institute marks 40 years

Mises University concluded Saturday at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, which is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its founding.