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David Gordon

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David Gordon is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute and editor of the Mises Review.

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An Interview with Ralph Raico

Gordon, Rockwell, and Salerno interview Ralph Raico. They discuss his life and career, and his associations with...

Why Capitalism?

Taught by David Gordon, this course explores how capitalism lifts people from poverty to plenty.

Robert P. Murphy

Robert P. Murphy

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Robert P. Murphy is a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute. He is the author of many books. His latest is Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors of America's Most Famous...

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Robert Murphy: Human Action

Bob Murphy lays out how we should go about understanding economics.

Bob Murphy: Government Medicine is Killing Us

Jeff Deist and Bob Murphy eviscerate the arguments for Obamacare, and discuss how to protect your health and...

The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism Is the World Economy's Only Hope, by John A. Allison

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness Cycles

10/01/2012Mises Review
This book contains the oddest sentence I have ever read about the current financial crisis, or for that matter about any financial crisis.
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Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know, by Jason Brennan

Political Theory

10/01/2012Mises Review
Jason Brennan, an outstanding libertarian political philosopher who teaches at Georgetown University, has written Libertarianism as an introductory guide, and much of the material in it will be familiar to readers of
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Understanding Liberal Democracy: Essays in Political Philosophy, by Nicholas Wolterstorff

Political Theory

10/01/2012Mises Review
Most contemporary political philosophers, unfortunately, are not libertarians. Nicholas Wolterstorff, best known as a founder of "reformed epistemology" but a philosopher of extraordinary range, is no libertarian either — far from it.
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The War on Drugs Is a War on Freedom, by Laurence M. Vance

Big GovernmentThe Police State

10/01/2012Mises Review
The efforts, spurred by Mayor Bloomberg, to ban large cans of drinks deemed too sugary have been much in the news lately; and a peculiar point in the mayor's defense of this measure is highly relevant to Laurence Vance's excellent book.
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How Much Is Enough? Money and the Good Life, by Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky

Political Theory

10/01/2012Mises Review
Robert Skidelsky is best known for his three-volume biography of Lord Keynes, and his son Edward is a philosopher who has written an excellent book on Ernst Cassirer.
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Libertarian Anarchy: Against the State, by Gerard Casey

Political Theory

10/01/2012Mises Review
Libertarian Anarchy would have delighted Murray Rothbard. In this book, a distinguished Irish philosopher defends forcefully and eloquently Rothbardian...
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American Empire: A Debate, by Christopher Layne and Bradley A. Thayer

War and Foreign Policy

07/01/2012Mises Review
Christopher Layne and Bradley Thayer both specialize in international-relations theory, in particular what they term "grand strategy," but they hold very different views on what foreign policy the United States ought to pursue.
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Is the Market a Test of Truth and Beauty?: Essays in Political Economy, by Leland B. Yeager

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/01/2012Mises Review
Although Leland Yeager calls himself a fellow traveler of the Austrian School, rather than a full-fledged member of it — he is a fellow traveler of the Chicago School as well — no reader of his essays can fail to note one
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