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John Chamberlain

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John Rensselaer Chamberlain (1903–1995) was an American journalist, the author of books on capitalism, and dubbed "one of America’s most trusted book reviewers." Influenced by Albert Jay Nock, Chamberlain credited the writers Ayn Rand, Isabel Paterson, and Rose Wilder Lane with his "conversion" to what he called "an older American philosophy" of libertarian ideas. Along with his friends Henry Hazlitt and Max Eastman, he helped to promote the work of F.A. Hayek, writing the foreword to the first American edition of The Road to Serfdom in 1944. In 1946, Leonard Read of the Foundation for Economic Education established a free-market magazine named The Freeman, reviving the name of a publication that had been edited by Albert Jay Nock. Its first editors included Chamberlain and Henry Hazlitt. After stepping down as editor, Chamberlain continued his regular column for the periodical, "A Reviewer’s Notebook."

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How to Conquer Poverty

EntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

11/24/2009Mises Daily Articles
Even some of the big unions, the steel union, for example, now doubt the effectiveness of wage increases that run beyond productivity.
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People on Our Side: Frank Chodorov

BiographiesFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/05/2009Mises Daily Articles
Mr. Chodorov sees history as an eternal struggle between social-power and political-power philosophies.
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The Freeman June 1953

07/14/2009The Freeman 1950-1953
John Chamberlain The Freeman June 1953
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The Freeman December 3, 1951

07/13/2009The Freeman 1950-1953
The Failure of American Education - Mortimer Smith Eastward - Hol Argus; Foundations and Superstructure - F. A. Voigt Slow Poison for the Young Idea - Felix Wittmer and Thomas Hunt How to Fire a Professor - Frank Hughes Natural Law and the Campus - Jack Schwartzman
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The Freeman September 1951

07/13/2009The Freeman 1950-1953
The Midas Touch in Reverse - John Heffernam;Eisenhower Loses Prague - Peter Lawrence; The Heritage of UNRRA - Hubert Martin; This We Own - George Tichenor;Formosa, Last Hope of Asia - Geraldine Fitch;Open Secret - Burton Rascoe
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