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Forgotten Victims of 9-11

August 28, 2002
The main victims at the World Trade Center were, after all, working for the private sector. They were traders and merchants, people dedicated to economic enterprise. In an ironic tribute to their value, these people were targeted because the terrorists hoped to cripple the US economy. It would...

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The Trade of Nations

January 8, 2010
Published in 1947, The Trade of Nations is a guide to international trade and finance; an exposure of the fallacies of economic nationalism; and a vigorous defense of economic liberalism.

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International Trade

June 15, 2009
This book aims at a complete and systematic treatment of the main problems arising from international economic transactions.

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Theory of Money and Fiduciary Media

March 13, 2013
Edited by Jörg Guido Hülsmann, the essays here presented provide insights for understanding the economic crises of our own time.

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Protection or Free Trade

June 4, 2009
Henry George endeavors to determine whether protection or free trade better accords with the interests of labor, and to bring to a common conclusion on this subject those who really desire to raise wages.

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Jack of No Trade, Masters of War

June 24, 2013
You will probably never see Ralph Raico, professor emeritus of history at Buffalo State College, holding forth on the History Channel surrounded by wide-eyed naïfs eager to improve their mastery of American Establishment gospel. His new book, Great Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal (...

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International Trade and the National Income Multiplier

November 8, 2009
Fritz Machlup International Trade and the National Income Multiplier

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Studies in the Theory of International Trade

June 15, 2009
In the English economic literature prior to Adam Smith, the most pervasive and the most emphasized doctrine is the importance of having an excess of exports over imports. To this doctrine and the trade regulations which it inspired, Adam Smith, following the usage of some of the Physiocrats, gave...

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Banning the Ivory Trade

December 12, 2006
Includes an interview with Walter Block, from the television program "The Journal" [10:43]...

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John Prince Smith and the German Free-Trade Movement

July 20, 2005
M an, Economy, and Liberty : Essays in Honor of Murray N. Rothbard . Edited by Walter Block and Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. Copyright © 1988 by the Ludwig von Mises Institute. Auburn , Ala. Pp. 341–51...

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In Restraint of Trade: The Business Campaign Against Competition, 1918-1938

July 29, 2008
This extremely important study by Butler Shaffer—professor of law and economist—will change the way you think of the relationship between the state and business...

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The Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle and Other Essays

December 5, 2005
Booms and busts are not endemic to the free market, argues the Austrian theory of the business cycle, but come about through manipulation of money and credit by central banks. In this monograph, Austrian giants explain and defend the theory against alternatives. Includes essays by Mises, Rothbard,...

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White contra Mises on Fiduciary Media

May 14, 2010
"Mises's desideratum was thus not a 'neutral' money, or even a practical approximation of it; rather, it was the complete elimination of 'human influence' on the purchasing power of money."...

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Should We Ban Luxury Condos?

May 2, 2007
So we can see that the government initiative to make the area hospitable to students will fail, and there is nothing that the government can do to stop this. When they fight economic law, economic law will eventually always win.

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A Tribute to Trade

September 11, 2001
The absence of capitalism would reduce us to barbarism and utter poverty.

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WTO Foments A Trade War

January 21, 2002
There has been a lot of talk recently about foreigners who hate our prosperity and civilization, and seek ways to inflict violence in retaliation. Well, here is another case in point, except these are not swarthy Islamic terrorists; they are diplomats and statesmen on nobody's list of...

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The WTO: Threat to Free Trade

December 1, 1999
Created in the name of free trade, and even backed by some free traders, the World Trade Organization has become what its fine-print promised it would be: a vehicle for economic planning.

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We Need Actual Free Trade, Not the TPP

May 30, 2015
All that is necessary for free trade to flourish is for governments to get out of the business of punishing people who import goods without government approval. We don’t need a system of government agreements and regulations like the Trans Pacific Partnership...

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The Fallacies of Nonmonetary Explanations of the Trade Cycle

July 2, 2010
It is true that there is such a thing as the corn-hog cycle and analogous happenings in the production of other farm products. But the recurrence of such cycles is due to the fact that the penalties which the market applies against inefficient and clumsy entrepreneurs do not affect a great part of...

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