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Allen Mendenhall

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Allen Mendenhall is a staff attorney to Chief Justice Roy S. Moore of the Supreme Court of Alabama, an adjunct professor at Faulkner University, managing editor of Southern Literary Review, and author of Literature and Liberty: Essays in Libertarian Literary Criticism. Visit his website at AllenMendenhall.com.

The views expressed by Mr. Mendenhall in his mises.org articles are the author's alone and do not reflect those of his employer.

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The Dirty Business of Government Trash Collection

Big GovernmentMonopoly and CompetitionPrices

10/14/2015Mises Daily Articles
Privatizing garbage collection isn't exactly a tough nut to crack from the perspective of entrepreneurs and economic theory. But that doesn't stop government from mandating a government monopoly on trash collection in many places...

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Is The Fourteenth Amendment Good?

Big GovernmentLegal SystemU.S. History

01/06/2015Mises Daily Articles
Designed to redress the wrongs of the major injustice of slavery, the Fourteenth Amendment is now used by the federal courts to micromanage nearly every aspect of modern life. Strangely, many libertarians continue to support the amendment in spite of this.

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A Literary Look at State Formation

03/09/2012Audio/Video
Session on The State, Class and Property. Recorded March 9, 2012, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [17:58]

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Emersonian Individualism

BiographiesMedia and CultureU.S. History

12/16/2011Mises Daily Articles
We're better off judging Emerson on the basis of his words, which could be called libertarian.

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Liberty and Shakespeare

EducationFree MarketsOther Schools of Thought

11/04/2011Mises Daily Articles
What if, instead of Marxist or quasi-Marxist paradigms, literary critics adopted the theories of free-market economics?

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