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The Market for Liberty

BooksDecember 25, 2010
This book is very radical in the true sense of that term: it gets to the root of the problem of government and provides a rethinking of the whole organization of society.

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How to Keep Our Liberty

BooksJuly 17, 2009
"Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation." This was a comment by Benjamin Disraeli a century ago when he was beginning the task of building the Conservative Party, a party that still lives a lusty, constructive life...

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The Moral Case for the Free Market Economy

BooksJuly 6, 2006
Tibor Machan makes the case for the free market system of economics based on the view of human beings as moral agents with the legal system of a good community as designed to nurture this moral agency.

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Liberty: A Path to Its Recovery

BooksMay 28, 2009
Here is Harper's early manifesto (1949), in which he reveals a sophisticated understanding of free markets and freedom...

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Literature and the Economics of Liberty: Spontaneous Order in Culture

BooksDecember 4, 2009
In a welcome change of critical perspective, Paul Cantor and Stephen Cox give an economic interpretation of literature from a pro-market point of view, not the standard Marxism take.

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Die Partei der Freiheit (The Party of Liberty)

BooksAugust 10, 2010
Raico’s book, whose title in English would be “The Party of Freedom: Studies in the History of German Liberalism,” is something not often seen in this field: a market-friendly account by a classical liberal.

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Inclined To Liberty: The Futile Attempt to Suppress the Human Spirit

BooksNovember 14, 2008
Famed investor and businessman Louis Carabini ​— the founder of Monex ​— wrote this book to answer the critics of the free market in a way that they could understand and accept...

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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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Man, Economy, and State, with Power and Market

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard provides a sweeping presentation of Austrian economic theory, a reconstruction of many aspects of that theory, a rigorous criticism of alternative schools, and an inspiring look at a science of liberty that concerns nearly everything and should concern everyone.

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Anything That's Peaceful: The Case for the Free Market

BooksMarch 18, 2009
Leonard Read was a great spokesman for liberty, and an excellent teacher. It includes the essay later called "I, Pencil," which is a masterful description of the workings of the division of labor...

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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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The Return to Laisser Faire

BooksJune 5, 2009
Government means, or should mean, the right ordering of all. Modern government has degenerated into tinkering with the wants or rights or liberties of classes or sections or groups, and it is rare, in these days, to hear a political discussion which takes adequate account of the interests of the...

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The Love of Liberty

BooksMarch 15, 2009
The love of liberty and the love of knowledge go hand-in-hand.

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Building Blocks for Liberty

BooksNovember 1, 2010
One might see Building Blocks for Liberty as a bracing introduction to the power of libertarian logic to solve everyday problems.

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Give Me Liberty

BooksMarch 7, 2013
In Give Me Liberty , originally published in 1936, Lane calls for a return to American individualism and a repudiation of the New Deal.

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Speaking of Liberty

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rockwell's book is as pro-liberty as it is brutally critical of government.

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Conceived in Liberty

BooksNovember 16, 2006
Conceived in Liberty offers a complete history of the Colonial period of American history, a period lost to students today, who are led to believe American history begins with the U.S. Constitution.

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The Ethics of Liberty

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard says that the very existence of the state — the entity with a monopoly privilege to invade private property — is contrary to the ethics of liberty. A society without a state is not only viable; it is the only one consistent with natural rights...

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The Economics of Liberty

BooksAugust 30, 2008
This collection of short, entertaining, and educational articles exposes how government interference with the economy violates individual liberty, leads to inefficiencies, and rewards special interests.

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