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Frank Chodorov

Works Published inThe Free MarketMises Daily ArticleThe Freeman 1950-1953The Freeman 1950–1999

Frank Chodorov was an advocate of the free market, individualism, and peace. He began as a supporter of Henry George and edited the Georgist paper the Freeman before founding his own journal, which became the influential Human Events. He later founded another version of the Freeman for the Foundation for Economic Education and lectured at the Freedom School in Colorado.

Out of Step

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Chodorov's writing is leagues above most of what passes for political writing today...

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Income Tax: The Root of All Evil

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Chodorov argues that the income tax — more than any other legislative change in American history — made it possible to violate individual rights...

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One Is a Crowd


A Collection of Chodorov's most profound essays on the topic of individualism...

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The Rise and Fall of Society

Political TheoryPrivate Property

Perhaps Chodorov's best work overall. Certainly suitable for classroom use, or as a primer on economics and society...

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If We Quit Voting

U.S. EconomyEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

11/04/2014Mises Daily Articles
Abstinence would be tantamount to this notice to politicians: since we as individuals have decided to look after our affairs, your services are no longer needed. Having assumed social power we must, as individuals, assume social responsibility — provided, of course, the politicians accept...

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What Individualism Is Not

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Enemies of laissez faire wish to saddle it with much unsavory baggage, writes Frank Chodorov. Frank Chodorov (1887–1966) was an advocate of the free market, individualism, and peace. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Clay Barnett...

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What Individualism Is Not

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPraxeology

05/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
Enemies of laissez faire wish to saddle it with much unsavory baggage.

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Taxation is Robbery Part 2

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

04/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
When the State invades the right of the in­dividual to the products of his labors it appropriates an authority which is contrary to the nature of things...

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Taxation is Robbery, Part 1

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

04/02/2013Mises Daily Articles
What sanction, in morals, does the State adduce for the taking of property?

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