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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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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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Energy: The Master Resource

Media and CultureInterventionismProduction Theory

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This book covers the huge subject of energy, beginning with answers to the most fundamental questions (What is energy? Where does energy come from?) and proceeding to current policy applications (Are we running out of oil? Is the glob e warming?).
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Delusions of Power

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

01/11/2016Books
Taking a close look at the dense fabric that our government weaves between war, state power, and economics, this collection of essays reveals the growing authority—and corruption—of the American state.
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TANSTAAFL: A Libertarian Perspective on Environmental Policy

The EnvironmentCalculation and KnowledgePrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

01/11/2016Books
In its most basic application, the TANSTAAFL (There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch) principle is a simple statement of reality: everything of value has a cost. The TANSTAAFL principle can also be interpreted as a mandate for a policy of full-cost pricing. In a world where resources are scarce...
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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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It Didn't Have to Be This Way

Booms and BustsFree MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionismPolitical Theory

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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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Capitalism

Free MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionismPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
This exposition deals with the method and theory of economics, and particularly excels in its application to matters of policy. Its sections on price controls, money, banking, and environmentalism apply Misesian theory to new times and new literature. The author deals patiently but devastatin gly...
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The Freedom Answer Book: How the Government Is Taking Away Your Constitutional Freedom

Big GovernmentLegal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

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The government is taking away basic freedoms granted under the Constitution. This helpful guide gives a clear vision of what your rights are and how you can protect them.
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Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation

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

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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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