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Mises UK Forum


Introducing the new Mises UK Forum: A discussion forum dedicated to promoting life, liberty, and property, whilst smashing intellectual taboos.

Please click on the link below to access the forum:

http://misesforum.com/

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The State of China: Historical and Economic Reflections


On the evening of Thursday 15th March, Mises UK held an event in London on the topic of China, its recent history, the failure of Socialist ‘planning’, and the state of economic freedom in different regions of this emerging geopolitical giant. Attendees were addressed by Dr Teng Li from Shanghai Normal University.

 

Anti-Semitism


We repost Sean Gabb’s statement on anti-Semitism which he made while Director of the Libertarian Alliance. We wish to make it clear that Mises UK regards this statement as canonical:

The problem with anti-semitic conspiracy theories is that they involve continuous selection. Therefore, you take the fact that Karl Marx was a socialist, and overlook that he was a racist and cultural conservative. You take the fact that Mahler was a musical revolutionary, and overlook that he was a German nationalist. You wholly overlook people like Ayn Rand and Ludwig von Mises, or Paul Gottfried and Meyer Schiller. You also overlook how many poisonous lefties there seem to be in Israel, calling for open borders and the demotion of Jewish symbols.

Jews tend to be opinionated and vociferous. There are Jews arguing fluently on each side of every argument. You can put together a very convincing theory of Jewish subversion by selecting certain opinions of certain Jews, and ascribing these to all or most Jews. You are left with a composite Jew that may exist in a few instances, but is not representative of the Jews we meet in our everyday lives.

You could, by using the same method, but applying a different principle of selection, prove that Jews were sexually-repressed white nationalists with a tendency to convert to Roman Catholicism. You will also find examples of the resulting composite. Again, it will be unrepresentative.

The truth is that we’ve messed our civilisation up by ourselves, and would have got where we now are even if every Jew in the world had fallen dead c1870.

We regret that recent events have made it necessary to repost this.

Announcement


We note recent comments on Twitter from Godfrey Bloom. We declare that his comments do not in any sense reflect the opinions of Mises UK or any of its other officers. We do not wish to be associated with them. We therefore remove him with immediate effect as President.

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