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The War on Drugs Is a War on Freedom

Free MarketsLegal SystemThe Police StatePhilosophy and Methodology

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Alcohol abuse and heavy tobacco use are two of the leading causes of death in the United States. It seems rather ludicrous to advocate the outlawing of drugs and not the outlawing of alcohol and tobacco. (p. 11) Vance writes from a viewpoint that will surprise many readers.
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Democracy: The God That Failed

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

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This book is a systematic treatment of the historic transformation of the West from limited monarchy to unlimited democracy. Revisionist in nature, it reaches the conclusion that monarchy, with all its failings, is a lesser evil than mass democracy, but outlines deficiencies in both as systems of...
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How Capitalism Saved America

Media and CultureU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

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This book goes through the history of the pilgrims, the American Revolution, the 19th century debate over internal improvements, the advancement of workers amidst capitalist advance, the myths of the Robber Barrons , the great depression, the New Deal, the energy crisis, and the modern debate on...
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The Great Deformation

Big GovernmentFree MarketsU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

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In The Great Deformation, Stockman describes how the working of free markets and democracy has long been under threat in America and provides a nonpartisan, surprising catalog of the corrupters and defenders.
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Henry Hazlitt: A Giant of Liberty

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

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This bibliography contains more than 6,000 entries, with books annotated by Murray N. Rothbard, in a near-complete listing of articles by this Austrian journalist. It identifies for the first time unsigned editorials in the New York Times (1934-1946) which were actually written by Hazlitt, and...
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The Politics of Unemployment

Calculation and KnowledgeInterventionismProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

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Here is the uncompromising case against the entire interventionist regime erected on behalf of w orkers. No one does a better job in showing how the state has harmed the very group that it claimed to be backing.
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The Church and the Market

Media and CultureCapital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

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Tom Woods shows that market economics is not contradicted by binding Catholic teaching but rather supported by it.
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The Real Crash: America's Coming Bankruptcy—How to Save Yourself and Your Country

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

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You might be thinking everything’s okay: the stock market is on the rise, jobs are growing, the worst of it is over. You’d be wrong.
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Notes and Recollections: With the Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

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W ritten between 1940 and 1941, shortly after he arrived in the United States, Notes and Recollections is in effect Mises’s pre-1940 intellectual autobiography. This work reveals how Mises developed his theories, wrote his books, lectured, and taught; it describes his life in Vienna and the people...
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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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