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The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System

Big GovernmentEducationMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyPhilosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory

01/11/2016Books
A highly provocative treatise about how we need to fundamentally change the way we think about America's broken education system in order to fix it...
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Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation

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

01/11/2016Books
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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Notes on Democracy

Political Theory

01/11/2016Books
This book should come with a warning label. It is surely one of the most bracing books on politics in the history of the English language. There is more truth in these pages than most Americans are willing to face. What Mencken delivers here is probably the most scathing attack on the idea of mass...
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The Freedom Answer Book: How the Government Is Taking Away Your Constitutional Freedom

Big GovernmentLegal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
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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The Real Lincoln

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
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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Liberty, State, and Union

BiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
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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Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre

Media and CultureU.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
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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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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Science, Technology, and Government

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

07/09/2015Books
In this brilliant monograph, Rothbard deftly turns the tables on the supporters of big government and their mandate for control of research and development in all areas of the hard sciences.

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