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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...

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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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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The Darwin Economy: Liberty, Competition, and the Common Good, by Robert H. Frant

Political Theory

07/01/2012Mises Review
A specter is haunting Robert Frank's latest book — the specter of libertarianism. For him, it is a doctrinaire view with little to recommend it; yet he again and again seems drawn both to try to refute it and to deflect it.
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End This Depression Now!, by Paul Krugman

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

07/01/2012Mises Review
Supporters of Keynesian economics sometimes claim it to be a crude caricature of the Master that he thought the government has only to spend more money to get us out of a depression and that getting us into debt doesn't
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