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David Gordon

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David Gordon is a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He was educated at UCLA, where he earned his PhD in intellectual history. He is the author of Resurrecting Marx: The Analytical Marxists on Exploitation, Freedom, and JusticeThe Philosophical Origins of Austrian EconomicsAn Introduction to Economic Reasoning, and Critics of Marx. He is also editor of Secession, State, and Liberty and coeditor of H.B. Acton's Morals of Markets and Other Essays.

Dr. Gordon is the editor of the  Mises Review, and a contributor to such journals as Analysis, the International Philosophic Quarterly, the Journal of Libertarian Studies, and the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

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Social Media's Algorithms Aren't Really Controlling You

Media and CulturePhilosophy

05/15/2021Mises Media
Senator Hawley wants government regulation of social media, and he insists that social media companies are somehow controlling and manipulating people. But Hawley is mistaken. You have free will even when using Facebook.
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America's Corporate Thought Police

Philosophy

05/14/2021Friday Philosophy
It is no surprise that the corporate media tends to showcase and honor experts whose views tend to reflect the views of media pundits and editors themselves. The idea that the public might prefer other experts leaves these pundits in dismay.
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Keynes Thought Scarcity Would Disappear in the Near Future. Boy, Was He Wrong.

Book Reviews

Blog05/10/2021

It is not surprising that Keynes looks at the economy from the perspective of a government bureaucrat; this is exactly what, for a significant part of his life, he was. It was for his bureaucratic "service," not his economics, that he was elevated to the peerage.

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Social Media's Algorithms Aren't Really Controlling You

Media and CulturePhilosophy

05/07/2021Friday Philosophy
Senator Hawley wants government regulation of social media, and he insists that social media companies are somehow controlling and manipulating people. But Hawley is mistaken. You have free will even when using Facebook.
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The Sterility of Intellectual Standardization

Capitalism

05/05/2021The Austrian
Devine responds to the critics who claim that capitalism is increasingly under attack because it promotes a collapse of moral values. Devine is fully capable of handling these accusations and has written a book worth reading.
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