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Rudolf Rocker (1873–1958)

Rocker was awful on economics, but his focus was not on that. He wrote about nationalism and culture, and here Rocker is fantastic. "States create no culture; indeed, they are often destroyed by higher forms of culture."
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Ray Bradbury's 'Fahrenheit 451'

Fahrenheit 451 acknowledges that powerful impulses toward mindless conformity and suppression of deviation exist in the population itself — that, on a deep level, many, many people want to be "protected" by the state from the risk of being offended and from the necessity of thinking...
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Roger J. Williams and the Science of Individuality

But the most effective mechanism ever devised for making effective pooling of our faculties as easy as it can be — the free market — is also the natural result of reducing general laws to a bare minimum and leaving people free to make their own choices about their own values...
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Remarks About the Popular Interpretation of the "Industrial Revolution"

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Indeed, deplorable conditions existed, but one must not blame the factory owners, who did all they could to eradicate them. These evils were caused by the economic order of the precapitalistic era — the "good old days", writes Ludwig von Mises (1881–1973). This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Jeff...
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Rising Opposition to Collectivism by Merchants and Nobles

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When Jean-Baptiste Colbert died on September 6, 1683, there was celebration throughout France. In fact, only the soldiery prevented the populace from joyfully dragging Colbert's body through the streets, writes Murray N. Rothbard (1926–1995). This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Jeff Riggenbach.
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Robert Anson Heinlein (1907–1988)

But because of his interaction with Robert LeFevre in Colorado in the '50s and '60s, libertarian ideas were among those he toyed with and dramatized in certain of his stories...
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Role of Interest in Entrepreneurial Calculations

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The drop in interest rates makes unrealizable projects appear profitable and realizable. Entrepreneurs embark upon the execution of such projects. Business activities are stimulated. A boom begins, writes Ludwig von Mises (1881–1973). This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Jeff Riggenbach.
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Roger MacBride and Rose Wilder Lane: A Libertarian Legacy


Ultimately, when Rose died — it was in 1968, she was 81 — Roger MacBride inherited everything she owned, including the fabulously valuable rights to the Little House books ostensibly written by her mother...
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