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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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Defending the Undefendable

Political Theory

05/01/2008Books
This is among the most famous of the great defenses of victimless crimes and controversial economic practices, from profiteering and gouging to bribery and blackmail.

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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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Defense, Controls, and Inflation

Money and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryInterventionism

11/01/1952Books
This book offers a transcript of the three-day conference on "The Economics of Mobilization"...

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Deflation and Liberty

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

10/17/2008Books
This monograph addresses a critically important issue: the prevailing view that deflation (falling prices and/or falling money stock) is a catastrophe that must be stopped.

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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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Democracy: The God That Failed

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
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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Depression, War, and Cold War

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

06/22/2006Books
Higgs is the pioneer of the idea of the "Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex" or MICC , a variation on a theme that is more precise than the one first advanced by General Eisenhower. He shows how the executive and legislative branches work together to enrich favored corp orations...
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