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A Small Step Forward in Ending the Irrational War on Drugs

BlogOctober 10, 2012

My colleague at Metro State, Alex Padilla, provides solid commentary (on-line Denver Post) on a Colorado ballot issue, amendment 64, to decriminalize marijuana in Colorado...

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Ending the War on Drugs

Audio/VideoMay 10, 2014
Interviewed by host Alan Butler, Mark Thornton discusses the failed War on Drugs, and how a return to sanity is possible if the intellectual, scientific, and ideological communities rise up against it. He also talks about Janet Yellen, the Fed, and our current economic situation.

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The Drug War and the 'Constitutionalists'

BlogMarch 5, 2014

by Laurence Vance

The latest ruse of some conservatives to garner the sympathy, support, and votes of libertarians is to declare that they are “constitutionalists.” Although they are sometimes referred to as “libertarians” in the media, sometimes even portray...

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September's 'The Free Market': Mises on The Drug War, Murphy on Mises Academy, and More.

BlogOctober 2, 2013

Already in mailboxes is September’s edition of The Free Market [PDF], the Mises Institute’s monthly. This month features Laurence Vance on Mises and the Drug War, Economist Robert Murphy on teaching at MisesAcademy,...

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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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Never Ask The End

BooksMarch 6, 2010
Paterson's 1933 fictional account of Marta Brown and Pauline Gardiner—two American women in Paris...

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Efficiency and Externalities in an Open-Ended Universe

BooksNovember 6, 2007
Roy Cordato shows that there is no standard by which we can judge efficiency apart from the market standard, and no way to adjudicate property rights apart from exchange relationships.

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How Diplomats Make War

BooksNovember 22, 2007
This historic book is the first revisionist account of the origins of World War I to appear in English.

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The Economic Causes of War

BooksAugust 10, 2010
Robbins' analysis here presented has still a place in the rational discussion of the possible causes of war.

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War Collectivism

BooksMay 16, 2012
More than any other single period, World War I was the critical watershed for the American business system.

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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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Back Door to War: The Roosevelt Foreign Policy 1933-1941

BooksApril 12, 2007
Tansill argues that FDR wished to involve the United States in the European War that began in September 1939, and maintains that Roosevelt welcomed Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor...

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Pearl Harbor: The Story of the Secret War

BooksSeptember 29, 2011
Morgenstern argues that the Pearl Harbor bombing was not unexpected, but provoked—and even wanted—by the administration as a “backdoor to the war” that FDR desired as a means to rescue his presidency...

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Omnipotent Government: The Rise of the Total State and Total War

BooksOctober 8, 2010
Omnipotent Government was published in 1944, when the battle against Nazism held the world’s attention...

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Effects of the War on the Money, Banking, Credit System of the United States

BooksSeptember 27, 2011
Students of money and banking will find this volume filled with solid information and marked by penetrating insight and illuminating interpretation.

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Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace

BooksJuly 17, 2007
This book is a critical survey and appraisal of the development and results of American foreign policy during the Presidency of FDR.

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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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