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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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The Development of Economic Doctrine: An Introductory Survey

Other Schools of Thought

04/25/1933Books
This treatise alone is enough to establish what is sometimes disputed today: the Austrians were squarely in the mainstream of economic thought before the Keynesian revolution when fallacy triumphed over truth.

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The Development of Economics

World HistoryAustrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

01/01/1933Books
Scott groups the topics to be studied around the development of the Classical Political Economy of England by considering first, the background of that development in the economic life and thought of the preceding period; second, the development of the Classical Political Economy itself; third, its...

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