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William L. Anderson

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William L. Anderson is a Fellow of the Mises Institute and professor of economics at Frostburg State University. He earned his MA in economics from Clemson University and his PhD in economics from Auburn University, where he was a Mises Research Fellow. He has been writing about Austrian economics since 1981, when he first was introduced to the Austrian view by the late William H. Peterson. In 1982, he won the Olive W. Garvey Economic Essay Contest and presented his paper at the Mont Pelerin Society in the former West Berlin. While there, he met economists Murray Rothbard, Milton Friedman, James Buchanan, Morgan Reynolds, William Hutt, and others He has published numerous articles and papers on economics and political economy, including articles in The Independent Review, Reason Magazine, The Free Market, The Freeman, Public Choice, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, The Journal of Markets and Morality, Regulation, Freedom Daily and others. He is also a frequent contributor to LewRockwell.com. When he was an undergraduate student at the University of Tennessee in the early 1970s, Bill was a member of the track team, which won the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 1974. He also made All-American and All-Southeastern Conference in track while at UT.

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A Wave of Abusive Federal Prosecutions Is Coming

LawThe Police State

Blog01/30/2021

With the Capitol riots, Biden has his 9/11. Now come the legal assaults against Americans. 

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California Is Worse Than You Think

U.S. History

01/14/2021Mises Media
If California voters and politicians do not understand the current crisis, we will see the continuous march to perdition as California politicians refuse to acknowledge that they are killing the geese laying the golden eggs.
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California Is Worse Than You Think

U.S. History

Blog01/09/2021

If California voters and politicians do not understand the current crisis, we will see the continuous march to perdition as California politicians refuse to acknowledge that they are killing the geese laying the golden eggs.

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How Walter Williams Helped Me Lose a Job

Blog12/03/2020

Walter Williams believed free markets provided the best way for humans—and especially people born on lower rungs of the economic ladder—to advance materially and in other ways, too.

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The Second Act Will Be Worse Than the First: Lockdowns Are Not the Answer

HealthMedia and Culture

10/13/2020Mises Media
Given the overt hostility that progressives have toward private enterprise in the first place, politicians will take shutdown-caused shortages and empty shelves as “proof” that private enterprise has failed.
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