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A New Pattern for a Tired World

BooksNovember 21, 2009
History will doubtless regard this age not only as one of vast wars, disorders and revolutions but also as the Age of Propaganda, of the press agent, the lobbyist, the public relations man, the demagogue and the Cominform. The average citizen in every nation and most of all in the U.S. is bombarded...

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Pictures of the Socialistic Future

BooksNovember 21, 2009
Written in 1893, it is a novel of life under socialism by Eugene Richter, a German liberal of the 19th century.

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On the Origins of Money

BooksNovember 17, 2009
Menger explains that it is not government edicts that create money but instead the marketplace.

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Murray N. Rothbard vs. The Philosophers: Unpublished Writings on Hayek, Mises, Strauss, and Polanyi

BooksNovember 17, 2009
Here is Rothbard's stunning mind at work on some of the most serious topics in philosophy, economics, and politics, originally crafted as private memos. The advantage here is that you get super-candid evaluations of the thought of the giants while avoiding the appartus of formal papers. The...

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The State: Its History and Development Viewed Sociologically

BooksNovember 8, 2009
Oppenheimer dismantles the social-contract view of the state as it had been advanced by most thinkers since the Enlightenment. He seeks to replace that view with a realistic assessment of the state: a victorious group of bandits who rule over the defeated group with the purpose of domination and...

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Money and the Mechanism of Exchange

BooksNovember 8, 2009
Currency is to the science of economy what the squaring of the circle is to geometry, or perpetual motion to mechanics.

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International Trade and the National Income Multiplier

BooksNovember 8, 2009
Fritz Machlup International Trade and the National Income Multiplier

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Education: Intellectual, Moral, and Physical

BooksNovember 7, 2009
Let us not overlook the further great fact, that not only does science underlie sculpture, painting, music, poetry, but that science is itself poetic.

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Power and Privilege: Labor Unions in America

BooksOctober 21, 2009
This book reconsiders the economic role of labor unions by challenging fundamental assumptions.

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The Political Economy of Monopoly

BooksOctober 21, 2009
Intended as a textbook, this is Fritz Machlup's sophisticated — yet readily comprehensible — introduction to the subject at hand...

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