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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

PROFILE

Connor Boyack founded the Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Connor served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of several books, including the...

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Power Unlimted: The Corruption of Union Leadership

BooksNovember 22, 2008
A report on the May 1957 Hearing of the Senate Select Committee to Investigate Improper Activities in Labor-Management Relations.

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Capital, Interest, and Rent: Essays in the Theory of Distribution

BooksFebruary 27, 2007
A reader on the Austrian theory of capital and interest.

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Fabian Freeway: High Road to Socialism in the U.S.A.

BooksJuly 17, 2009
Fabian Freeway documents the rise and progress of socialism in Britain and the United States and tells the story of the many early triumphs of the philosophy of socialist incrementalism known as Fabian Socialism

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Investigations into the Method of the Social Sciences

BooksMarch 28, 2009
Here is the book that gave the Austrian School its name. Menger — the founder of the School — lays the foundation for later developments by Mises and others.

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Secrets About Money That Put You at Risk

BooksFebruary 1, 2010
The Basic Things About Money and Wealth You Must Know And Probably Do Not Why is Money… (a) the thing that most of us worry about the most, and (b) the thing that you understand and were educated in school about the least? Why do otherwise educated people tragically say: "I really do...

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Men of Wealth: The Story of Twelve Significant Fortunes from the Renaissance to the Present Day

BooksMarch 24, 2007
The story of great fortunes made by the most notable men of wealth in history: Fugger, Law, Rothschild, Gresham, Owen, Vanderbilt, and all the way through Morgan and Rockefeller.

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Wealth: A Brief Explanation of the Causes of Economic Welfare

BooksJanuary 27, 2010
The really fundamental questions of economics are why all of us, taken together, are as well off—or as ill off, if that way of putting it be preferred—as we are, and why some of us are much better off and others much worse off than the average...

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An Outline of the Science of Political Economy

BooksMay 28, 2008
An outline of the Science which treats of the Nature, the Production, and the Distribution of Wealth.

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Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve

JournalsJanuary 24, 2008
The complete transcript of the Institute's famous documentary on the Federal Reserve...

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Credit Policies of the Federal Reserve System

BooksJuly 17, 2009
Charles Hardy examines the history of the Federal Reserve's policies and their impact on the organization of the banking system in the post-World War I period...

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The Origins of the Federal Reserve

BooksFebruary 8, 2011
The Fed did not originate as a policy response to national need. It was founded by two groups of elites: government officials and large financial and banking interests.

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America's Money Machine: The Story of the Federal Reserve

BooksMay 27, 2009
Groseclose shows that at no time in its history has the Fed actually achieved what it promised: low inflation, economic stability, stable growth, reliable regulation of the banking system.

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An Inflation Primer

BooksMarch 6, 2010
Inflation concerns every citizen-worker, banker, creditor, debtor, politician and union leader. It is the "legalized robbery" by which wealth is distributed, false prosperity is prolonged and nations are ruined...

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The Politics of Obedience: The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude

BooksJuly 20, 2005
La Boétie investigates and deconstructs the nature of the state.

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The Theory of Political Economy

BooksOctober 13, 2009
The science of Political Economy rests upon a few notions of an apparently simple character. Utility, wealth, value, commodity, labour, land, capital, are the elements of the subject; and whoever has a thorough comprehension of their nature must possess or be soon able to acquire a knowledge of the...

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Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth

BooksNovember 18, 2010
This elegant and fact-filled book by Doug French examines the background to the case of "strategic default," or walking away from your home, and considers its implications from a variety of different perspectives...

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Biography of A.R.J. Turgot (1727-1781)

JournalsAugust 1, 2007
ANNE ROBERT JACQUES TURGOT'S career in economics was brief but brilliant, and in every way remarkable. In the first place, he died rather young, and second, the time and energy he devoted to economics was comparatively little. He was a busy man of affairs, born in Paris to a distinguished...

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Essays on Freedom and Power

BooksJuly 22, 2009
Freedom and Power collects Lord Acton's most important writings on a theme that would define his reputation for more than a century: the corruptions of power...

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Principles of Economics: Study Guide

BooksFebruary 8, 2008
A study guide to Menger's Principles of Economics , prepared in 2008 for distribution through Mises.org...

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