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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.

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

Mises DailyJune 23, 2015
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

Institute Publications
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

Institute Publications
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

Mises DailyOctober 9, 2013
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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The Walking Dead and a Refuge from the Modern State

Mises DailySeptember 26, 2013
The Walking Dead suggests that government does not offer solutions to catastrophic problems but in fact only exacerbate them.

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