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Walter Block

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Libertarian PapersArticles of Interest

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of LibertyMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

Walter Block is the Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Economics at Loyola University, senior fellow of the Mises Institute, and regular columnist for LewRockwell.com. 

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Me, Bernie, and Minimum Wage

Free MarketsInterventionism

05/25/2016Audio/Video
Dr. Walter Block, a childhood classmate of Bernie Sanders, dissects one of the sacred cows of Seattle's latte-Left: minimum wage laws.

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Question and Answer Period

Big GovernmentFree MarketsStrategyU.S. Economy

05/24/2016Audio/Video
Audience questions with Walter Block, Ryan McMaken, and Jeff Deist, at the 2016 Mises Circle in Seattle

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Murray Rothbard: The Godfather of Libertarianism

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

02/12/2016Audio/Video
A free-wheeling discussion of what Murray Rothbard was like as an intellectual, a scholar, and a person

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Differing Worldviews in Higher Education

EducationOther Schools of Thought

01/11/2016Books
Two noted professors on opposite sides of the cultural wars come together and engage in "cooperative argumentation."...
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Defending the Undefendable 2

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

01/11/2016Books
Walter Block has assembled thirty chapters defending behavior that is probably offensive to most Americans, such as dwarf tossing and stereotyping, and many that are downright illegal, such as dueling and smuggling. Plus, he's provided us with humorous cartoons at the end of many chapters. The...
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