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Salvos Against the New Deal

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Garrett was the leading opponent of the New Deal. He drove the administration crazy with a thrilling and relentless blast in the pages of the leading news monthly the time.
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San Bernardino of Siena and Sant'Antonino of Florence: The Two Great Economic Thinkers of the Middle Ages

BiographiesPhilosophy and Methodology

Professor de Roover's careful setting of these two men in their spiritual and secular environments poses the tensions they experienced between dogma and freedom of economic thought.
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Satan's Bushel

Media and Culture

What is "Satan's Bushel"? It is the last bushel that the farmer puts on the market that "breaks the price" — that is reduces it to the point that wheat farming is no longer profitable.
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Science, Technology, and Government

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

In this brilliant monograph, Rothbard deftly turns the tables on the supporters of big government and their mandate for control of research and development in all areas of the hard sciences.
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Scientism and Values

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

"Scientism" is a term of criticism. In the realm of aesthetic creativity, the critic is usually a revered and accepted professional. But in the field of social science the man who suggests self-criticism and internal systematic doubt of what we are doing often invokes the scorn and wrath of his...
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Secession, State, and Liberty

Political TheoryPrivate Property

The essays in Secession, State & Liberty argue that the political impulse to secede—to attempt to separate from central government control—is a vital part of the Lockean classical-liberal tradition, one that emerges when national governments become too big and too ambitious. Unlike revolution,...
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Secrets About Money That Put You at Risk

Financial MarketsMoney and Banks

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 not understand...
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Seeds of Progress

EducationFree MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

The mass of citizens who haven't the slightest idea of what makes an economy fruitful or unfruitful, perform trillions of little things that result in an abundance of goods and services beneficial to millions of others whom they have no conscious intention of benefiting.
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Selected Writings of LVM, vol 2: Between the Two World Wars

Booms and BustsCalculation and KnowledgeFiscal TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

The essays collected in this volume are from the interwar period, when Mises was working for the Vienna Chamber of Commerce. They concern monetary policy, fiscal policy, the boom and bust cycle, trade, economic calculation, socialism, and the history of ideas.
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Selected Writings on Economics

The science of Political Economy is, at present, in that state of imperfect development, which, though most attractive to the student who has made some proficiency, throws the greatest difficulty in the way of a beginner, and, consequently, of a teacher, and offers the fairest scope to the...
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