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Community and Civil Society over State

Book ReviewsDecentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory

03/18/2021The Austrian
Raghuram Rajan has written a surprising book calling for strengthening of the local, “proximate,” community.
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Community and Civil Society over State

Decentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory

02/12/2021The Austrian
Raghuram Rajan has written a surprising book calling for strengthening of the local, “proximate,” community.
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Comedy vs. the State

Media and Culture

10/21/2020The Austrian
Nobody in popular culture challenges the official narratives with humor and derision quite like comic Dave Smith.
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Covert Regime Change: America's Secret Cold War

War and Foreign Policy

10/01/2019The Austrian
Lindsey O’Rourke has written a devastating indictment of the foreign policy of the United States during the Cold War and after.
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Constitutional Chaos in America

Legal System

09/26/2019The Austrian
The Judge pulls no punches as he discusses Trump, the Russians, gun control and mass shootings, Big Tech, NSA spying, the First Amendment, and much more in this issue of The Austrian .
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Charity Needs Markets

Philosophy and MethodologyPricesValue and Exchange

07/20/2018The Austrian
Even if everyone were totally charitable, we still could not build a complex economy without the price mechanism provided by markets.
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Can Freedom Survive Without the State?

Private Property

04/18/2018The Austrian
Ferguson concludes an orderly society requires a strong state, but more insightful readers might draw a different conclusion from his critique of the state.
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Central Bankers Are Losing Faith in Their Own Alchemy

Money and Banking

11/28/2016The Austrian
King merits praise for coming close, in his own way, to many Austrian insights, but in the end he continues the problem of central banking control.
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Campaigns Spawn Really Bad Economics

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

06/03/2016The Austrian
Presidential elections provide candidates an opportunity to repeat age-old economic fallacies that never seem to die.
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Cass Sunstein and "Libertarian" Paternalism

Big GovernmentThe Police StatePolitical Theory

08/18/2015The Austrian
Law professor and bureaucrat Cass Sunstein makes the case for what he calls "Libertarian Paternalism" in his new book Why Nudge? The problem, David Gordon explains, is that Sunstein's plan assumes rationality and good faith among the government agents who do the "nudging."
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