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The Critic and His Agenda: The Case of Doherty

November 30, 2007
[ Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement. By Brian Doherty. Public Affairs, 2007. X + 741 pages.] This is going to be an unfair review — I hope readers will not say to themselves, "as usual." Brian Doherty has done a remarkable...

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Dissent on Keynes: A Critical Appraisal of Keynesian Economics

October 4, 2008
The purpose of this provocative collection of papers is to begin the expulsion, once and for all, of John Maynard Keynes from the halls of government, the classrooms of academia, and the boardrooms of big business .

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Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles

March 15, 2006
The three years since the publication of the previous English edition of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles have seen a continuation of the economic recession process set in motion after the 2007 financial crisis. This process has consisted of the inevitable microeconomic readjustment and...

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Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy

September 12, 2007
Introduction by Justin Raimondo Capitalists as Enemies of Capitalism Introduction by Murray Rothbard An Aggressive Asian Policy Teddy Roosevelt and the "Lone Nut" Morgan, Wilson, and War The Fortuitous Fed The Round Table The CFR Rockefeller, Morgan, and War The Guatemalan Coup JFK and...

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The Critics of Keynesian Economics

October 4, 2008
Henry Hazlitt confronted the rise of Keynesianism in his day and put together an intellectual arsenal: the most brilliant economists of the time showing what is wrong with the system.

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The Anatomy of Criticism: A Trialogue

February 8, 2007
Hazlitt has his characters debate the question of literary value, and pushes forward the proposition that the value of literature is discerned and revealed through the operation of the "social mind."...

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Income Tax: Root of All Evil

July 20, 2005
Chodorov argues that the income tax — more than any other legislative change in American history — made it possible to violate individual rights.

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The Mystery of Banking

July 20, 2005
With his characteristic clarity and incisiveness, Rothbard explains the origins of money.

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The History of Banks

July 22, 2009
This book discusses the history of banking beginning in Venice and Genoa. It continues by demonstrating the advantages and necessity of free competition in the business of banking.

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Bank Credit

December 6, 2006
This 1931 textbook develops the principles of bank credit considered in the abstract, and sets forth the main factors underlying the loans made by banks to borrowers.

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Banking and the Business Cycle

December 13, 2006
Written in 1937, this is an Austrian-style analysis of the stock market crash and the great depression that followed.

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A Treatise on Currency and Banking

October 4, 2008
This remarkable hard-money treatise appeared in 1840. Th is book is a great narrative to read in light of the current cycle of boom and bust.

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Duncombe's Free Banking

May 27, 2009
From the author: If you desire to perpetuate republican institutions in the United States; if you have studied the political history of our country, and become thoroughly acquainted with the elementary principles of our government; and if you have made yourselves familiar with political and public...

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The Problem of the Freedom of the Banks

April 23, 2010
"Nothing has been easier than to treat with contempt all the legislative provisions for the protection of the monetary standard. All governments, even the weakest and most incapable, have managed it without difficulty."...

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End the Central Bank

November 10, 2008
Google Trends records a massive increase in searches for Austrian economics, with the leading city for most such searches being Washington, DC, but extending to all areas of the world.

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Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy

July 20, 2005
This fiery monograph shows a side of Murray Rothbard not seen in his theoretical treatise: his ability to employ "power elite" analysis to understand the relationship between money, power, and war...

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Free Banking: Theory, History, and a Laissez-Faire Model

July 29, 2008
Published in 1993, this is a formalization and extension of literature in the free banking area, with important correctives and clarifications.

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A Short History of Paper Money and Banking in the United States

August 30, 2007
Written in 1833, A Short History of Paper Money and Banking in the United States was a major blast against the trend towards inflation and paper money.

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Effects of the War on the Money, Banking, Credit System of the United States

September 27, 2011
Students of money and banking will find this volume filled with solid information and marked by penetrating insight and illuminating interpretation.

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History of Crises Under the National Banking System

October 13, 2009
The crisis of 1873 was preceded by four years of general economic activity, which was by no means confined to the United States. In agriculture, manufactures, and transportation much real progress was made, but, as subsequent events proved, the pace was more rapid than was consistent with healthy...

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