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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 and the author of Pop Culture and the Dark Side of the American Dream: Con Men, Gangsters, Drug Lords, and Zombies.

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The Walking Dead and a Refuge from the Modern State

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

09/26/2013Mises Daily Articles
The Walking Dead suggests that government does not offer solutions to catastrophic problems but in fact only exacerbate them.
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Zombie Apocalypse in a ‘DC’ Comic

HealthMedia and CultureInterventionism

09/20/2013Mises Daily Articles
Zombie narratives are one of the trends toward global or cosmic catastrophes that show government as the salvation and redeemer.
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Paul Cantor on the Technocratic Elite in Popular Culture

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

08/20/2013Mises Daily Articles
The viewing public still responds to films and television shows that champion freedom.
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Resolution and Financial Independence: Wordsworth's Obsession with Copyright Laws

03/22/2012Mises Media
Session on Literature and Liberty. Recorded March 10, 2012, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [17:55]
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