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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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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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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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The Money Multiplier: Myth or Reality?

Mises DailyDecember 16, 2002
The existence of the money multiplier is the outcome of fractional reserve banking, writes Frank Shostak, which the current banking system makes possible. The money multiplier is not only real; it is a good tool to help us understand the process by which the banking system creates inflationary...

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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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Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles

BooksMarch 15, 2006
The three years since the publication of the previous English edition of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles have seen a continuation of the economic recession process set in motion after the 2007 financial crisis. This process has consisted of the inevitable microeconomic readjustment and...

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The Case Against the Fed

BooksJanuary 28, 2008
Rothbard provides a succinct account of the origins of money, showing how money must originate from a commodity.

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Why Not Try Freedom

BooksMarch 12, 2009
Liberty is an outward creation of man which he has adopted for himself and whose use and enjoyment he reserves for mankind as a whole, for which he struggles and to which he dedicates consciously or unconsciously his highest efforts.

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Mises and Austrian Economics: A Personal View

BooksJuly 30, 2007
It should not be a surprise to discover that Ludwig von Mises had a huge impact on Congressman Paul's view of statesmanship...

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The Fed at 100: A Critical View of the Federal Reserve

Audio/VideoMarch 21, 2014
Recorded during the Authors' Forum at the 2014 Austrian Economics Research Conference, Joe Salerno discusses his recent book, co-edited with David Howden: The Fed at 100: A Critical View of the Federal Reserve ...

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Complete Libertarian Forum (1969-1984)

BooksJanuary 22, 2010
Libertarian Forum existed from 1969 to 1984. It was a passionate, smart, gossipy, and often shocking newsletter that is as fresh today as when it was written.

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History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard covers money and banking in the whole of American history, to show that the meltdown of our times is hardly the first.

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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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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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Organization of Debt Into Currency and Other Papers

BooksMarch 21, 2006
Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1964. From Murray Rothbard's History of Economic Thought: "One of the most unusual — and most advanced — of the American admirers of Fredéric Bastiat was the Boston merchant Charles Holt Carroll (1799–1890). A staunch adherent...

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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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Freedom and the Law

BooksJune 15, 2009
Here we have an outstanding analysis of the relationship between law and freedom.

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A Foreign Policy of Freedom

BooksDecember 28, 2010
There is one and only one voice in Congress for a foreign policy of freedom, and it belongs to Ron Paul, who has stood alone for freedom for many years. Ron is the seemingly impossible: a voice for reason and truth in a den of thieves.

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Let Freedom Reign

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Leonard E. Read discusses the importance of freedom as a foundation for finding the answers to the problems induced by central planning.

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Freedom, Society, and the State

BooksMay 6, 2009
This study focuses on the anarchist branch of libertarianism: anarcho-capitalism.

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