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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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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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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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Choice in Currency

BooksMarch 10, 2009
Hayek shows that it is crucial to bring the forces of competition to bear in currency markets.

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A History of American Currency

BooksJune 7, 2007
Sumner's lesson is that paper currency leads to a trap: continued crisis, hyperinflation, or the restoration of sound money...

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Organization of Debt into Currency and Other Papers

BooksMarch 28, 2006
Charles Holt Carroll defended sound money in a blazing series of essays appearing in the latter decades of the 19th century.

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A Treatise on Currency and Banking

BooksOctober 4, 2008
This remarkable hard-money treatise appeared in 1840. This book is a great narrative to read in light of the current cycle of boom and bust.

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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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American Liberalism and World Politics: 1931-1941

BooksAugust 27, 1964
This fascinating deconstruction the drift of American "liberal" opinion from peace to war between 1931 and 1941...

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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 Road Ahead: America's Creeping Revolution

BooksFebruary 1, 2007
Flynn wrote this book to answer a question that practically everybody was asking him: "Where are we heading?"...

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The Twenty-Year Revolution: from Roosevelt to Eisenhower

BooksSeptember 3, 2009
There is overwhelming evidence that the primary menace to the American Republic is not the Soviet military threat, but internal subversion through control of foreign policy and related armaments programs.

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Politically Impossible?

BooksOctober 12, 2010
Should economists curb their rhetoric and prescriptions based on “political realities”? Should anyone attempt to conceal the truth about state intervention for fear of not fitting into the existing political culture?...

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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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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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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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The Theory of Economic Policy in English Classical Political Economy

BooksAugust 10, 2010
Based on lectures on Theories of Economic Policy, which Robbins delivered at the London School of Economics in 1939.

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Calculation and Coordination: Essays on Socialism and Transitional Political Economy

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This collection of essays brings together some of Boettke's key writings on a variety of economic issues.

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