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Paul A. Cantor

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Paul A. Cantor is Clifton Waller Barrett Professor of English at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture: Liberty vs. Authority in American film and TV. He is the co-editor, with Stephen Cox, of Literature and the Economics of Liberty. See his interview in the Austrian Economics Newsletter.

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Beavis and Butt-Head Take Over Silicon Valley

Media and Culture

10/22/2015The Austrian
Mike Judge's Silicon Valley , takes a look at the entrepreneurs and capitalists of the high-tech world where oddball inventors learn the hard lessons of Economics 101. It turns out there's a lot more to making money than just being smart...

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Soft Tyranny in Albuquerque: The Politics of Better Call Saul!

Media and CultureThe Police State

06/23/2015The Austrian
Better Call Saul , a spinoff of mega-hit Breaking Bad , explores the many ways that government spies on us to control and ruin our lives. In response, many turn to making a living through less-than-honest means because so few options are left to them.

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Review of Quarter Notes and Banknotes: The Economics of Music Composition in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries by F.M. Scherer

Media and Culture

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Quarter Notes and Banknotes is a genuinely interdisciplinary book and shows that an economic perspective can illuminate our understanding of the development of classical music.


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Austrian Economics and Culture: An Interview with Paul Cantor

BiographiesMedia and Culture

07/30/2014Austrian Economics Newsletter
Volume 21, Number 1 (Spring 2001) Paul A. Cantor discusses economic literature in an interview with the Austrian Economics Newsletter.


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The Economics of Apocalypse: A Tale of Two C.D.C.’s

HealthMedia and CultureInterventionism

10/09/2013Mises Daily Articles
One reason the television series is so much more compelling is that it champions the cause of human freedom and self-reliance.

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