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Walter Block

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Speeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesLibertarian 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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You Didn’t Consent to Be the State’s Victim

Political TheoryPrivate Property

06/14/2014Mises Daily Articles
Defenders of government coercion often claim that residence within a state’s boundaries imply consent to be taxed and regulated by the state in question. While one can expect to be robbed by the state regardless of where one lives, this is not the same as consenting to be robbed.
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Toward a Libertarian Society

Political Theory

06/06/2014Books
Walter Block has for decades been one of the most effective and indefatigable defenders of libertarianism. One feature in his writing stands out, from his classic Defending the Undefendable to the present. He consistently applies the principles of libertarianism to every situation in a bold and...
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Gary Becker, RIP

BiographiesFree Markets

05/06/2014Mises Daily Articles
Gary Becker passed away on May 4, 2014 at age 83. There will be many obituaries written about this Nobel Prize winning economist, focusing on his numerous and important contributions to the dismal science. Here, instead, I will tell a more personal story, my own private interactions with my first...
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War, Peace, and Statism

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

01/30/2014Audio/Video
The Gregory T. Morin Lecture, presented at the 2012 Mises Institute Supporters Summit. Recorded at Callaway Gardens, Georgia, on 26 October 2012.
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