The Green Anchor has been meeting every week on the south side of Minneapolis, Minnesota since 2007 to discuss and learn more about economic freedom. The title of our group, The Green Anchor, was the name of the restaurant in Vienna where Ludwig von Mises gathered with his friends to discuss economics well into the late evening. If you are not familiar with Austrian Economics or Ludwig von Mises, you can get a quick overview here ( and here ( Please also check out the Ludwig von Mises Institute (, which continues to carry on scholarship in the tradition of the Austrian School.

While we generally choose a weekly topic relating to the market, we also discuss practical issues revolving around individual and small group "economizing" in an increasingly uncertain world.

Our meetups are open to anyone interested in learning more about liberty, free markets, sound money and peace. Please join us.

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Welcome, Minneapolis Austrians!

Recent Meetups

  • August 23 · 5:00 PM

    Ihre Papiere Sind Nicht In Ordnung

    11 Austrians | 5.00

    This time on our Liberty Against The Law theme, we look at the advantages, (and when governments get involved), the disadvantages, of being migratory, peripatetic,... Learn more
  • August 16 · 5:00 PM

    False Signs

    6 Austrians | 5.00

    As we learned last week, the academic argument for forced wealth transfer is based on the claim of market failure, yet time after time government economic intervention... Learn more
  • August 9 · 5:00 PM

    The Golden Rock

    9 Austrians | 5.00

    Next in our series of non-state states, this week we are going to look at the history of Sint Eustatius, one of the most important islands in the Caribbean, in... Learn more
  • August 2 · 5:00 PM

    The Market Never Fails

    8 Austrians | 5.00

    Now that we have mastered (ok, at least become acquainted with) the basics of Austrian economics, we will begin to look critically at collectivist and coercive economic... Learn more
  • July 26 · 5:00 PM

    He sætte mycel deorfrið, ⁊ He lægde laga þærwið

    6 Austrians | 5.00

    Much of the history of the Norman conquest of England is contained in sparse Anglo-Saxon chronicles, or the Latin propaganda of the elites. But through the songs and... Learn more
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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