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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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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

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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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 State of the Union

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
This collection pulls together some of Nock's best work on literature, war, state expansion, law, education, prohibition, and cultural issues such as smoking and snoring.
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The War on Drugs Is a War on Freedom

Free MarketsLegal SystemThe Police StatePhilosophy and Methodology

01/11/2016Books
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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Basic Principles of Economic Value

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and MethodologySubjectivismValue and Exchange

01/11/2016Books
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk covers the nature and origin of value, the measurement of value, the value of complementary goods, the scientific significance of subjective value, and the theory of objective exchange value.
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How Capitalism Saved America

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

01/11/2016Books
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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