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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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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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The TVA Idea

BooksMay 27, 2008
It is this hidden loss that many people forget when TVA is being discussed. They can actually see the TVA dams, and can count the persons hired to build them. Pictures and glowing descriptions of TVA can be sent all over the world. But when one tries to explain that TVA actually prevented an equal...

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Outlook for Freedom

BooksJune 21, 2013
This professionally prepared ebook is an electronic edition of the book that is designed for reading on digital readers like Nook, Kindle, iPad, Sony Reader, and other products including iPhone and Android smart phones. The text reflows depending on your font preferences and it contains links from...

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The Austrian School of Economics: A History of Its Ideas, Ambassadors, and Institutions

BooksFebruary 24, 2011
A guide to the history, ideas, and institutions of the Austrian School of economics written by two Austrian intellectuals who have gone to the sources themselves to provide a completely new look at the tradition and what it means for the future.

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Interpretations of the Wicksellian Idea

BooksJuly 10, 2007
until this book, no historian of thought had undertaken the comprehensive study deserved by such a well delineated heritage in such an important area of economic theory.

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Ideas on Liberty: Essays in Honor of Paul L. Poirot

BooksAugust 23, 2012
This festschrift reflects the legacy of Paul Poirot in his life-long pursuit of the philosophy of freedom. Compiled by Robert G. Anderson and Beth Hoffman, the essays were written upon his retirement in 1987.

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The Tariff Idea

BooksOctober 20, 2009
Ask any cross section of people in this country if they believe in an individual's right to own property, and an overwhelming majority will say: "Why, of course!" This belief is so commonly accepted as a part of our way of life that it is seldom questioned.' Yet in actual practice...

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The Viennese School of Economics: A History of its Ideas, Proponents, and Institutions

BooksMarch 13, 2010
The Viennese School of Economics, also called the Austrian School of Economics, was founded by Carl Menger in Vienna during the last third of the 19th century, and enjoys to this day a vibrant teaching tradition. Since the early 1900s this teaching tradition has been a significant influence on the...

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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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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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Taxpayers in Revolt: Tax Resistance During the Great Depression

BooksDecember 10, 2008
David Beito has brought to light a remarkable and previously unknown chapter of the Great Depression: its tax revolts.

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Liberty and the Great Libertarians

BooksFebruary 26, 2008
In 1913, Charles T. Sprading this book of remarkable prescience that anticipated the systematic development of an American libertarian tradition.

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I Chose Liberty: Autobiographies of Contemporary Libertarians

BooksJanuary 4, 2011
Walter Block leaned on 82 of the world's most prominent libertarian thinkers and asked them to tell their life stories with an eye to intellectual development...

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A Libertarian Critique of Intellectual Property

BooksJanuary 7, 2014
What is the status of intellectual property? Are patents and copyrights legitimate in a free society?

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Great Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal

BooksDecember 8, 2010
Ralph Raico — the great historian of classical liberalism — strips away the veneer of exalted leaders and beloved wars.

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Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This short monograph is from a lecture presented at the 2004 Mises University, and transcribed by Revi N. Nair.

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Elements of Libertarian Leadership

BooksMarch 15, 2009
Life lived according to right principles can never be more than sporadic except as the ideal is sought for, held up, and used as a guide.

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For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard proposes a once-and-for-all escape from the two major political parties, the ideologies they embrace, and their central plans for using state power against people.

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