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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 to the...
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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.
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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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