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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...
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Civilian and the Military

Media and CultureU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
This book provides an incredible wealth of knowledge and documentation to show that the anti-militarist tradition in the United States was and is robust, freedom-loving, and correct time and again.
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War, Empire, and the Military

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
These essays, although organized under seven headings, have one underlying theme: opposition to the warfare state that robs us of our liberty, our money, and in some cases our life. Conservatives who decry the welfare state while supporting the warfare state are terribly inconsistent. The two are...
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The Free Market and Its Enemies

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
This is a "new" book by Ludwig von Mises, the first of a series of lecture transcripts drawn from careful notes taken by Bettina Bien Greaves in the summer of 1951. It features Mises in a role in which we do not usually find him, not as a writer but as a speaker...
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Differing Worldviews in Higher Education

EducationOther Schools of Thought

01/11/2016Books
Two noted professors on opposite sides of the cultural wars come together and engage in "cooperative argumentation."...
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Defending the Undefendable 2

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

01/11/2016Books
Walter Block has assembled thirty chapters defending behavior that is probably offensive to most Americans, such as dwarf tossing and stereotyping, and many that are downright illegal, such as dueling and smuggling. Plus, he's provided us with humorous cartoons at the end of many chapters. The...
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Resurgence of the Warfare State: The Crisis Since 9/11

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
In this book, Robert Higgs shows how the 9-11 attacks have led the government to exploit people's fears to build an empire at home and abroad, at the expense of freedom itself...
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Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

01/08/2016Books
Richard Maybury helps people think through what causes prices to rise, the trials that businesses face, the motive force behind entrepreneurship, where wealth comes from, what prosperity and poverty mean, and what kinds of intervention harm business.
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