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Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

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Jeffrey Rogers Hummel is associate professor of economics at San Jose State University. Send him mail.

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First, Ideological Change; Second, Social Change

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

09/10/2010Mises Daily Articles
In light of all the varied and bizarre beliefs, usually incorrect and often pernicious, that have informed human communities throughout the past, is it inconceivable that the far more sensible views of libertarianism might someday become widely accepted?

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If a Pure Market Economy Is So Good, Why Doesn't It Exist?

Free MarketsWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

09/03/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Herein lies the key to changing society — changing public opinion or people's preferences toward government. And the only way people are likely to change their preferences is through education and persuasion; force is ineffective."...

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Martin Van Buren: The American Gladstone

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

06/24/2006Mises Daily Articles
Conventional historians tend to have a nationalist bias that makes them appreciate a strong executive who lastingly contributes to the growth of central authority. They thus have a particular weakness for wartime presidents.

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National Goods versus Public Goods: Defense, Disarmament, and Free Riders

InterventionismMonopoly and Competition

07/20/2005Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
From The Review of Austrian Economics Vol. 4, 1990.


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Martin van Buren: What Greatness Really Means


Recorded at the Reassessing the Presidency seminar; March 2004. (29:19)

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