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 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_von_Mises) and here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austrian_school). Please also check out the Ludwig von Mises Institute (http://mises.org/), 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.

To find out whether you are an Austrian, try this quiz! (http://mises.org/quiz.aspx)

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Welcome, Minneapolis Austrians!

Recent Meetups

  • 2 days ago · 5:00 PM

    The Pretense Of Knowledge

    5 Austrians | 5.00

    This week we'll look at the life and work of Friedrich Hayek, probably the only Austrian Economist that most people have ever heard of, and the only Austrian to ever win... Learn more
  • May 17 · 5:00 PM

    As You Sow, So Shall You Reap

    4 Austrians | 5.00

    Continuing our practical series on how to start a successful microbusiness, this week we are going to focus on the raison d'etre, the sine qua non, the be-all and... Learn more
  • May 10 · 5:00 PM

    Never Seem To Find The Time

    4 Austrians | 5.00

    This week we'll look at one of the most misunderstood economic principles - time preference and interest. Time preference is a integral part of human action, and thus is... Learn more
  • May 3 · 5:00 PM

    The Price Is Right

    8 Austrians | 5.00

    This week we'll look at market prices, or why to some people, everything is worth $420. We'll look at direct exchange and the difficulties of barter, and then briefly... Learn more
  • April 26 · 5:00 PM

    How To Tell If Someone Is A Witch

    5 Austrians | 5.00

    One of our most popular topics and perhaps one of the most important, this week we will again look at the methodological foundations of Austrian Economics - deductive... Learn more
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Rafaël

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.

Rafaël, started French Conversation Group

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