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Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This fiery monograph shows a side of Murray Rothbard not seen in his theoretical treatise: his ability to employ "power elite" analysis to understand the relationship between money, power, and war...

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Secession, State, and Liberty

BooksJune 30, 1998
The essays in Secession, State & Liberty argue that the political impulse to secede—to attempt to separate from central government control—is a vital part of the Lockean classical-liberal tradition, one that emerges when national governments become too big and too ambitious. Unlike...

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Protection or Free Trade

BooksJune 4, 2009
Henry George endeavors to determine whether protection or free trade better accords with the interests of labor, and to bring to a common conclusion on this subject those who really desire to raise wages.

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The Return to Protection

BooksApril 13, 2007
Smart addresses every common fallacy of protectionism, including dumping, revenue claims, infant industry, war sanctions, and a dozen other topics.

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The Regulated Consumer

BooksMarch 13, 2007
Peterson discusses whether and to what extent product, safety, labor, communications, and other regulation helps or hinders the interest of the consumer.

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Gold Is Money

BooksJune 15, 2009
Essayists argue that money is not the product of a legislative act, but the inevitable result of man's division of labor and exchange economy.

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Students of Liberty

BooksMarch 24, 2009
Most of us do not like to act in areas where we are confused. To do so might cause more harm than good.

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Psychiatry and Responsibility

BooksJanuary 8, 2010
Implicit in a free society is the idea of personal responsibility on the part of its members. Exceptions, of course, have to be made for children, for the physically handicapped, the mentally deficient, and the insane. In general, however, the intellectual should encourage a maximum of self-...

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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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One Is a Crowd

BooksJune 15, 2007
A Collection of Chodorov's most profound essays on the topic of individualism.

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Biography of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973)

JournalsAugust 1, 2007
One of the most notable economists and social philosophers of the twentieth century, Ludwig von Mises, in the course of a long and highly productive life, developed an integrated, deduct­ive science of economics based on the fundamental axiom that in­dividual human beings act purposively to...

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Out of Step

BooksFebruary 20, 2007
Chodorov's writing is leagues above most of what passes for political writing today.

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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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Modern Economic Problems

BooksOctober 5, 2007
This second volume of Fetter's Economics deals with various specific problems...

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Risk, Uncertainty, and Profit

BooksJanuary 27, 2010
Knight's groundbreaking study of the role of the entrepreneur in economic life...

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The Gold Standard: Perspectives in the Austrian School

BooksOctober 29, 2007
The contributors to this notable anthology edited by Lew Rockwell argue for one particular sort of reform: a return to the gold standard.

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The German Question

BooksMay 31, 2008
The German Question by Wilhelm Röpke is the book that inspired the postwar economic reform in Germany.

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Income Tax: Root of All Evil

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Chodorov argues that the income tax — more than any other legislative change in American history — made it possible to violate individual rights.

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The Rise and Fall of Society

BooksMarch 2, 2007
Perhaps Chodorov's best work overall. Certainly suitable for classroom use, or as a primer on economics and society.

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Economic Principles

BooksMarch 1, 2007
Economic Principles provides a complete and systematic exposition of economic theory based on the Austrian subjective-value approach.

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