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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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The Great Depression Tax Revolts Revisited

Booms and BustsU.S. HistoryBusiness Cycles

01/08/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Beito did a great service for the scholarship of liberty and American history with his rediscovery of the Great Depression-era tax resistance movement.
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15_3_4.pdf

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A Libertarian Theory of Free Immigration

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

12/16/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The problems posed by free emigration and immigration often lead to confusion among libertarian theorists and lovers of freedom.
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13_2_5_0.pdf

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Nations by Consent

Decentralization and SecessionStrategyPolitical Theory

12/09/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
If we deconstruct the modern nation-state, we shall reduce the scope of government power, the importance of voting and the extent of social conflict.

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The Failure of Bolshevism and Its Aftermath

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

11/24/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Judged by its announced goals, Bolshevism failed. Was Russia "not yet ripe" for socialism?
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5_1_6_0.pdf

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Richard Cantillon and the French Economists: Distinctive French Contributions of J.B. Say

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

11/21/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The late 17th century experienced a crisis in European thought which paralleled the Scientific Revolution and led to a revolution in economic thought.
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7_2_9_0.pdf

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The American Militia and the Origin of Conscription: A Reassessment

Media and CultureU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

10/05/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The history of American militias is a complex and often-misunderstood story of both public and semi-private militias.
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15_4_2.pdf

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Chicago vs. the Free Market Symposium

Other Schools of Thought

06/09/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Not everyone called a free-market economist — regardless of their possession of a Nobel prize — really is devoted to the free market.

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Journal of Libertarian Studies Final Issue: Volume 22, Online Only

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

06/06/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The final issue of the Journal of Libertarian Studies (1977–2011): online...

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Immigration Symposium

InterventionismPolitical Theory

06/03/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
There is no necessary connection between battling to curb immigration and rejecting key elements of the free market such as free trade.

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