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The Libertarian Tradition

Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

Audio/VideoJuly 8, 2010
What Thoreau was defending here, in 1849, was essentially the same concept the English philosopher Herbert Spencer defended two years later, in his book Social Statics , as "the right to ignore the State.".....

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Henry David Thoreau

Audio/VideoApril 6, 2011
If you want to know Thoreau, you had better pass up the diagnosticians and get down to reading Thoreau himself, writes Frank Chodorov (1887–1966). This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Steven Ng...

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The Disarming Honesty of Henry David Thoreau

Mises DailyApril 6, 2011
If you want to know Thoreau, you had better pass up the diagnosticians and get down to reading Thoreau himself.

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Henry David Thoreau: Founding Father of American Libertarian Thought

Mises DailyJuly 15, 2010
What Thoreau was defending here, in 1849, was essentially the same concept the English philosopher Herbert Spencer defended two years later, in his book Social Statics , as "the right to ignore the State."...

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Theory of Money and Fiduciary Media

BooksMarch 13, 2013
Edited by Jörg Guido Hülsmann, the essays here presented provide insights for understanding the economic crises of our own time.

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The Wisdom of Henry Hazlitt

BooksOctober 2, 2008
Hazlitt moves readers to a deeper knowledge of a range of topics in this outstanding collection of essays.

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Business Tides: The Newsweek Era of Henry Hazlitt

BooksOctober 26, 2011
A lone voice of economic sanity in the United States after World War II was Henry Hazlitt, who wrote at Newsweek from 1946 until the late 1960s.

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Thoreau and "Resistance to Civil Government"

Mises DailySeptember 19, 2002
Modern Americans live lives considerably less simple than that of Henry David Thoreau on Walden Pond. But Thoreau's insights in "Civil Disobedience," writes Gary Galles, are more important in our far more complex world...

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Time Will Run Back

BooksJanuary 15, 2007
This novel by Henry Hazlitt explores the economic theories of capitalism and socialism.

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The Conquest of Poverty

BooksFebruary 26, 2007
Long before Charles Murray took on the topic, Henry Hazlitt wrote this outstanding book on poverty.

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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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Progress and Poverty

BooksMarch 6, 2010
Henry George seeks to explain why poverty exists notwithstanding widespread advances in technology and even where there is a concentration of great wealth such as in cities.

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The Critics of Keynesian Economics

BooksOctober 4, 2008
Henry Hazlitt confronted the rise of Keynesianism in his day and put together an intellectual arsenal: the most brilliant economists of the time showing what is wrong with the system.

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The Way to Will Power

BooksFebruary 29, 2008
Hazlitt writes on personal ethics as informed by ancient principles.

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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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An Enquiry into the Nature and Effects of the Paper Credit of Great Britain

BooksSeptember 17, 2009
In this book, which was recovered after being lost for over 100 years, Henry Thornton defends the Bank of England's influence on paper money...

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Man vs. The Welfare State

BooksOctober 19, 2006
Hazlitt explains why politicians who promise salvation through government are dangerous.

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Instead of Dictatorship

BooksOctober 28, 2010
Written in 1933, Hazlitt examines that world's lost faith in the virtues of parliamentary discussion and criticism.

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The Driver

BooksJuly 18, 2007
Who is Henry Galt? This novel is brilliant and thrilling — one that provides an excellent lesson in how entrepreneurship works...

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Will Dollars Save the World?

BooksDecember 1, 2006
This is Hazlitt's blockbuster argument against the idea of putting post-war Europe on the U.S. dole.

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