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Laissez-Faire and Little Englanderism: The Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall of the Manchester School

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

7 hours agoThe Journal of Libertarian Studies
War follows protection. Peace follows free trade. As David Ricardo said, “If you want peace, starve the government.”
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Anderson, Hazlitt, and the Quantity Theory of Money

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

05/22/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
It was Benjamin Anderson who injected in Hazlitt a radical distaste of inflationary policies and paper money.
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The Opponents of Public Education: New York State, 1870-1880

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

05/18/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Significant opposition surrounded the development of state supported public secondary and higher education in New York State throughout the latter nineteenth century.
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Monarchy and War

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

05/10/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
It is important to understand the relationship between monarchy and war, and between monarchy and warfare.
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Gustave de Molinari and The Anti-statist Liberal Tradition, Part 3

InterventionismMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

02/14/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Molinari believed that if the market were given a chance to operate free from the restrictions of the state, it would satisfy all means voluntarily.
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Gustave de Molinari and The Anti-statist Liberal Tradition, Part 2

InterventionismMonopoly and Competition

02/10/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Molinari's most original contribution to political and economic thought is his thesis that the market can provide the service of police protection.
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Gustave de Molinari and the Anti-statist Liberal Tradition, Part 1

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

02/07/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Gustave de Molinari was the last of the great nineteenth-century French laissez-faire liberals.
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The Political Economy of the Antifederalists

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

02/02/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Constitution, Antifedralists said, lacked sufficient mechanisms to prevent the new government from taxing, spending, and regulating without limit.
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The Child Labor Amendment Debate of the 1920's

Financial MarketsLegal SystemU.S. History

01/29/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The failed attempt to pass an anti-child-labor amendment in the 1920s offers some fascinating insights into the Progressive ideology of the time.
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The Neglected Costs of the Warfare State: An Austrian Tribute to Seymour Melman

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

01/10/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Melman was associated with the left, but his analysis of the warfare state is very libertarian and deserves wider dissemination.
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