Audio Essays

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A Libertarian Critique of Intellectual Property

Legal SystemPrivate Property

06/11/2014Audio/Video
Butler Shaffer's contribution to libertarian legal theory and an indispensable guide to a vital topic...

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Repudiating the National Debt

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

07/19/2012Audio/Video
Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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The Health Plan's Devilish Principles

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

07/17/2012Audio/Video
Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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Seeing the Unseen

Free Markets

07/03/2012Audio/Video
Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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The Truth About Taxes

Taxes and Spending

07/02/2012Audio/Video
This essay originally appeared in the Review of Austrian Economics 7, No. 2 (1994), pp. 75–90, as "The Consumption Tax: A Critique". Narrated by Harold Fritsche . Music by Kevin MacLeod ...

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The Death of Politics

Political Theory

03/07/2012Audio/Video
Originally published in Playboy in March 1969, this essay is narrated by Jeff Riggenbach. Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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Dispelling Popular Great Depression Myths

Booms and BustsMedia and CultureU.S. HistoryAustrian Economics Overview

11/18/2009Audio/Video
Stolyarov reviews Robert P. Murphy’s The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal (2009)...

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The Candlemakers' Petition

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

11/10/2009Audio/Video
"The Candlemakers' Petition" is a well known satire of protectionism written and published in 1845, as part of Bastiat's Economic Sophisms . This audio essay is narrated by Gennady Stolyarov, II...

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Methodological Individualism

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

10/03/2009Audio/Video
Includes a summary by Frank van Dun. Preface by F.A. Hayek. Read by Josiah Schmidt.

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That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen

Free MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewPolitical Theory

09/01/2009Audio/Video
From Chapter I of The Bastiat Collection: Volume I . Pages 1-48 in the text. Read by Josiah Schmidt.

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