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A Genuine Gold Dollar vs. the Federal Reserve

BooksJanuary 20, 2016
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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Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre

BooksJanuary 11, 2016
The Western genre has long been associated with right-wing and libertarian politics, and is said to promote individualism and free-market economics. In a new look at the Western, however, Ryan McMaken shows that the Western is in fact often anti-capitalist, and in many ways, the genre attacks the...

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Liberty, State, and Union

BooksJanuary 11, 2016
Bassani shows that Jefferson was a special kind of libertarian. He did not believe in government, but for one or two areas. Nor did he believe in the "union" much less the nation stat e. He was a radical individualist who had no use for the political collective...

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The Real Lincoln

BooksJanuary 11, 2016
In this book, Thomas DiLorenzo calls for a complete rethinking of a central icon of American historiography. He looks at the actions and legacy of Abe Lincoln from an economics point of view to show that Lincoln's main interest was not in opposing slavery but in advancing mercantilism,...

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War, Christianity, and the State

BooksJanuary 11, 2016
If there is any group of people that should be opposed to war, torture, militarism, and the warfare state with its suppression of civil liberties, imperial presidency, government propaganda, and interventionist foreign policy it is Christians, and especially conservative, evangelical, and...

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Rollback

BooksJanuary 11, 2016
Woods writes with relentless precision, like an intellectual surgeon, to convince the reader that the government is not what it says it is, but is rather the opposite.

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Faith and Liberty: The Economic Thought of the Late Scholastics

BooksJanuary 11, 2016
In this second edition of his seminal study, Alejandro Chafuen covers the economic writings of the Late Scholastics working in the tradition of St.Thomas Aquinas, those whom J. Schumpeter called the first economists. Writing long before Adam Smith, they wrote on private property, trade, monetary...

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Libertarian Anarchy: Against the State

BooksJanuary 11, 2016
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

BooksJanuary 11, 2016
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

BooksJanuary 11, 2016
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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