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Satan's Bushel

Media and Culture

What is "Satan's Bushel"? It is the last bushel that the farmer puts on the market that "breaks the price" — that is reduces it to the point that wheat farming is no longer profitable.
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Science, Technology, and Government

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

In this brilliant monograph, Rothbard deftly turns the tables on the supporters of big government and their mandate for control of research and development in all areas of the hard sciences.
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Snoring as a Fine Art, and Twelve Other Essays

Media and Culture

"Snoring should be regarded as a fine art and respected accordingly. If this be admitted, I might suggest further that our civilization does not so regard it, as it should, and gives the practice no encouragement, but rather the contrary."
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Socialism and International Economic Order

Global EconomyCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism

Elisabeth Tamedly argues that socialism — despite its internationalist aspirations — is not capable of accomplishing stable international peace and order.
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Speaking of Liberty

Big GovernmentFree Markets

Rockwell's book is as pro-liberty as it is brutally critical of government.
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Stock Market, Credit, and Capital Formation, The

Financial MarketsCapital and Interest Theory

Economist Fritz Machlup was an early Misesian who wrote this book as an early study in the workings of the business cycle. In particular, he investigates and explains the relationship between expanding credit, monetary policy, and rising stock prices. The German edition was written in 1929 and...
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Strictly Confidential: The Private Volker Fund Memos of Murray N. Rothbard

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

Strictly Confidential is an illuminating commentary on the feisty early years of the libertarian movement, and the fledgling intellectual base that became the root of today's libertarianism.
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Studies in Economic Nationalism

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryInterventionism

How did the age of mercantilism become the age of free trade only to revert again in the 20th century? Written during the mid-century period of hyper-nationalism, this book solves that puzzle.
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