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Debt: Private and Public, Good and Bad

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

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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Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionismMoney and Banking

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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