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The Critics of Keynesian Economics

Capital and Interest TheoryFiscal Theory

10/04/1995Books
Henry Hazlitt confronted the rise of Keynesianism in his day and put together an intellectual arsenal: the most brilliant economists of the time showing what is wrong with the system.

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A Critique of Interventionism

Interventionism

01/01/1929Books
In Mises's view, interventionism is an inherently unstable policy because it creates new dislocations that would seem to cry out for further interventions, which, in turn, do not solve the problem...

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Crony Capitalism in America

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
When private interests need a political favor, they know whom to call. When politicians need money, they also know whom to call. The people involved try to keep most of it concealed behind closed doors. This is the system that prevailed in Russia after the fall of Communism. But increasingly it is...

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The De Moneta of Nicholas Oresme and English Mint Documents

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMoney and Banking

02/14/1956Books
Nicole Oresme has been called the most brilliant scientist of the 14th century: mathematician, musicologist, physicist, philosopher, and economist. On top of that, he was a Bishop and a theologian. His writings of money bear much in common with Carl Menger. Oresme's treatise on money, De Moneta...

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Debt: Private and Public, Good and Bad

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/05/1938Books
It is altogether right that the average person should have a horror of personal debt. He is concerned with the earning and spending of an income, generally a modest income, and has little or no right to indulge in borrowing. There is, however, another story of a totally different kind to be told...

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The Decline of American Liberalism

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

06/01/1967Books
One of the most striking facts about American history is how in a country born in old-style liberalism, the meaning of liberalism would not only change but be completely upended: liberalism now means its opposite. In this massively important work of intellectual history, historian Arthur Ekirch...
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The Decline of the American Republic

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

05/27/1955Books
In 1955, John T. Flynn saw what few others journalist did: the welfare-warfare state conspired to bring down American liberty.

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Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionismMoney and Banking

02/24/2011Books
Economists Philipp Bagus and David Howden demonstrate that the real cause of the 2008 Iceland calamity was bad central bank policy.

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Deeper Than You Think

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

03/11/1967Books
Leonard Read implores that “Truth is not to be found in coercive arrangements.”...

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Defend America First

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

01/01/2003Books
These days nearly everyone says that the "good war" was worth the fighting but does that mean that the critics had nothing to say worth hearing? Garrett would say that this is the attitude we find in imperial dictatorships, not free countries. In many ways, then, this volume is a monument...
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