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Paul A. Cantor

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Works Published inThe AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Austrian Economics Newsletter

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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How Dinosaurs Were Made Extinct

Media and CultureEntrepreneurship

08/26/2011Mises Daily Articles
It all began in the late Triassic Period, when the government decided to come to the aid of cold-blooded creatures everywhere. The Body Temperature Stabilization Act subsidized cold-blooded animals at the expense of warm-blooded, eliminating all federal taxes on the former and doubling them on the...
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Keynes and the Pyramids

World HistoryMonetary TheoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

05/03/2011Mises Media
Keynes loved the pyramids. The attempt to rehabilitate the reputation of the pyramid project is part of a larger cultural effort to prop up the respectability of government in general and the nation-state in particular, writes Paul A. Cantor. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Joel Sams.
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Keynes and the Pyramids

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

05/03/2011Mises Daily Articles
Keynes loved the pyramids. The attempt to rehabilitate the reputation of the pyramid project is part of a larger cultural effort to prop up the respectability of government in general and the nation-state in particular.
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The Road to Cultural Serfdom: America's First Television Czar

Media and CultureInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

03/11/2011Mises Media
Have you ever wondered why the "tiny ship" famously tossed in the opening credits of Gilligan's Island was named the SS Minnow ? This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Steven Ng.
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America's First Television Czar

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

03/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
Have you ever wondered why the "tiny ship" famously tossed in the opening credits of Gilligan's Island was named the SS Minnow ?
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