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It Didn't Have to Be This Way

Booms and BustsFree MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionismPolitical Theory

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Why is the boom-and-bust cycle so persistent? Why did economists fail to predict the recent economic meltdown--or to pull us out of the crisis more quickly? And how can we prevent future calamities?
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The Present Age: Progress and Anarchy in Modern America

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

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Robert Nisbet argues here that conservatism has become as corrupt as liberalism in its celebration of militarism and war and its unrelenting call for the state to monitor and regulate private life.
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Capitalism

Free MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionismPolitical Theory

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This exposition deals with the method and theory of economics, and particularly excels in its application to matters of policy. Its sections on price controls, money, banking, and environmentalism apply Misesian theory to new times and new literature. The author deals patiently but devastatin gly...
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The War on Drugs Is a War on Freedom

Free MarketsLegal SystemThe Police StatePhilosophy and Methodology

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Alcohol abuse and heavy tobacco use are two of the leading causes of death in the United States. It seems rather ludicrous to advocate the outlawing of drugs and not the outlawing of alcohol and tobacco. (p. 11) Vance writes from a viewpoint that will surprise many readers.
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The State of the Union

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

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This collection pulls together some of Nock's best work on literature, war, state expansion, law, education, prohibition, and cultural issues such as smoking and snoring...
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Democracy: The God That Failed

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

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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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The Great Deformation

Big GovernmentFree MarketsU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

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In The Great Deformation, Stockman describes how the working of free markets and democracy has long been under threat in America and provides a nonpartisan, surprising catalog of the corrupters and defenders.
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Basic Principles of Economic Value

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and MethodologySubjectivismValue and Exchange

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Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk covers the nature and origin of value, the measurement of value, the value of complementary goods, the scientific significance of subjective value, and the theory of objective exchange value.
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Henry Hazlitt: A Giant of Liberty

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

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This bibliography contains more than 6,000 entries, with books annotated by Murray N. Rothbard, in a near-complete listing of articles by this Austrian journalist. It identifies for the first time unsigned editorials in the New York Times (1934-1946) which were actually written by Hazlitt, and...
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The Real Crash, The: America's Coming Bankruptcy—How to Save Yourself and Your Country

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

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You might be thinking everything’s okay: the stock market is on the rise, jobs are growing, the worst of it is over. You’d be wrong...
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