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Suicide Pact:The Radical Expansion of Presidential Powers and the Lethal Threat to American Liberty

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

07/18/2016Books
Judge Andrew P. Napolitano exposes the alarming history of presidential power grabs performed in the name of national security.
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The Rothbard Reader

Austrian Economics Overview

03/02/2016Books
More than two decades since Rothbard's passing, his influence lives on, both in the work of a new generation of social scientists, and among a growing number of the general public...

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A Genuine Gold Dollar vs. the Federal Reserve

The FedGold Standard

01/20/2016Books
The fiat money-fueled global economy continues to unravel — just as Austrian economists have long predicted. In A Genuine Gold Dollar vs. the Federal Reserve , Murray Rothbard masterfully picks apart the arguments made by Keynesians and Monetarists of both parties...

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Commerce, Culture, and Liberty: Readings on Capitalism before Adam Smith

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

01/11/2016Books
This volume has collected the best of the best of early economic thought, and thereby has rooted economics in the broadest range of history dating back centuries before the Industrial Revolution.
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Crony Capitalism in America

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
When private interests need a political favor, they know whom to call. When politicians need money, they also know whom to call. The people involved try to keep most of it concealed behind closed doors. This is the system that prevailed in Russia after the fall of Communism. But increasingly it is...

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Back to the Land

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
Mao Zedong famously ordered population shifts from the city to the country in the name of some far-flung i deology. Lesser known is the fact that Eleanor Roosevelt did the same! Back to the Land by C.J. Maloney tell the entire pathetic and disgusting story in this micro-economic look at the...
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Against Leviathan

Big GovernmentMedia and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
What is fundamentally wrong with government today? In Against Leviathan , economist and historian, Robert Higgs, offers an unflinching critical analysis of government power in all its aspects: welfare, warfare, regulation, spying, and its imposition on personal liberties.
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The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System

Big GovernmentEducationMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyPhilosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory

01/11/2016Books
A highly provocative treatise about how we need to fundamentally change the way we think about America's broken education system in order to fix it...
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Back on the Road to Serfdom

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
In Back on the Road to Serfdom, Woods brings together ten top scholars to examine why the size and scope of government has exploded, and to reveal the devastating consequences of succumbing to the statist temptation.
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Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
What caused the war? Why did the Union defeat the Confederacy? What were the consequences of the War? The premise of the book is that historians have a comparative advantage in describing such events, but economists have the tools to help explain these events. This book does so, and marvelously.
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