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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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Libertarian Anarchy: Against the State

Big GovernmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
Political philosophy is dominated by a myth, the myth of the necessity of the state. The state is considered necessary for the provision of many things, but primarily for peace and security. Gerard Casey argues that social order can be spontaneously generated, that such spontaneous order is the...
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Competition and Entrepreneurship

EntrepreneurshipMonopoly and CompetitionValue and Exchange

01/11/2016Books
Written the year of Mises's death, this is the book that brought new prominence to the Austrian theory of the entrepreneur. Kirzner views him as the discoverer of opportunities in the competitive process...
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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

01/11/2016Books
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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War and Democracy

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
Gottfried covers a variety of topics, both historical and contemporary, ranging from Oswald Spengler and the Frankfurt School to the destruction of classical liberalism, the dumbing down of higher education and the increasing dominance of administration in democratic governments.
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Resurrecting Marx

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
The collapse of socialism didn't deter the Marxists, who moved on to invent new rationales for their system. But David Gordon has caught up with them, and used the knife of the Austrian School to cut their theories to pieces...
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Crisis and Leviathan

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryCapital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

01/11/2016Books
This seminal treatise in the history of ideas demonstrates what has come to be known as the Higgs thesis: that government grows in periods of crisis, for example, war and depression. He demonstrates this with a detailed look at twentieth century economic history.
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It Didn't Have to Be This Way

Booms and BustsFree MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionismPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
Why is the boom-and-bust cycle so persistent? Why did economists fail to predict the recent economic meltdown--or to pull us out of the crisis more quickly? And how can we prevent future calamities?
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The Present Age: Progress and Anarchy in Modern America

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
Robert Nisbet argues here that conservatism has become as corrupt as liberalism in its celebration of militarism and war and its unrelenting call for the state to monitor and regulate private life.
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