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Brian Doherty

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Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com. Doherty is author of the books This is Burning Man (2004, Little, Brown; paperback BenBella, 2006), Radicals for Capitalism: A History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement (PublicAffairs, 2007), Gun Control on Trial (Cato, 2008), and Ron Paul's Revolution: The Man and the Movement He Inspired (HarperCollins/Broadside, 2012).

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Brian Doherty: Reporting the Revolution

Audio/VideoJuly 11, 2014
Jeff Deist and Brian Doherty discuss Brian's role as both a participant in—and observer of—libertarian circles.

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Impassioned, Funny, Learned, Brilliant, Unfoolable, Relentless

Audio/VideoAugust 23, 2010
These documents are a joyful alternative career of Rothbard's writings and research, and as such inherently one of the most valuable (and most fun) intellectual resources of the past century, writes Brian Doherty. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Steven Ng...

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Impassioned, Funny, Learned, Brilliant, Unfoolable, Relentless

Mises DailyAugust 23, 2010
There are useful and rich nuggets covering every aspect of Rothbard's intellectual project, starting with his bold call for the necessity of a pure and unsullied libertarian set of institutions and activists...

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A Tale of Two Libertarianisms

Mises DailyFebruary 15, 2010
"Rothbard here is rather writing as an ideological polemicist about what thinkers are 'good for the team,' and his critiques even beyond this book often had that spirit."...

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The MTBE Flap

Mises DailyMarch 21, 2000
In a fine case study of interventionism, regulators finally give in and reversed their previous mandates that led to an environmental mess.

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