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It’s Not Just Debt: Government Spending and Easy Money Fuel the Greek Crisis

July 13, 2015
Debt isn't the only problem Greece faces. Thanks to years of government spending and easy money, the Greek economy long ago turned away from true wealth generating activities and embraced a bubble economy instead...

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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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Debt: Private and Public, Good and Bad

June 5, 2009
It is altogether right that the average person should have a horror of personal debt. He is concerned with the earning and spending of an income, generally a modest income, and has little or no right to indulge in borrowing. There is, however, another story of a totally different kind to be told...

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Organization of Debt into Currency and Other Papers

March 28, 2006
Charles Holt Carroll defended sound money in a blazing series of essays appearing in the latter decades of the 19th century.

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Disquisition on Government

May 26, 2006
Originally published in 1849.

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The Roots of the Federal Debt

September 15, 2003
The issue of government debt and deficits lay dormant throughout the high-revenue 1990s. But with recession and exploding government spending, the issue has become enormously important again. Sadly, just about everyone is missing the central point, which not that we need budget reform so much as...

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Science, Technology, and Government

July 9, 2015
In this brilliant monograph, Rothbard deftly turns the tables on the supporters of big government and their mandate for control of research and development in all areas of the hard sciences.

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Let's Abolish Government

February 26, 2008
This collection was selected personally by Murray Rothbard as Lysander Spooner' s best work...

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Greek Taxpayers Facing a Future of Debt Slavery

July 6, 2015
The Greek government has spent freely for many years to enrich itself and its special interests at the expense of taxpayers. And now, it is not the Greek politicians who will suffer, but the taxpayers who face a future of unending debt payments.

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Power and Market: Government and the Economy

July 20, 2005
What can government do to enhance social and economic well being? Nothing, says Murray N. Rothbard. Power and Market is the ultimate manual for completely de-mystifying the myth of the state.

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What Has Government Done to Our Money?

July 20, 2005
Rothbard boils down the Austrian theory to its essentials. He shows precisely how banks create money out of thin air and how the central bank, backed by government power, allows them to get away with it.

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Introduction to Robert LeFevre's The Nature of Man and His Government

November 17, 2005
Introduction to Robert LeFevre's The Nature of Man and His Government , by Rose Wilder Lane This little book is important because it is revolutionary thinking. To appreciate its value correctly, we should remember the World Revolution's career so far. Not two centuries ago, refugees and...

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Organized Crime: The Unvarnished Truth About Government

July 20, 2012
Politics and thieves, coercion and regulation, fascism and the Fed, centralization and liberty, workers and unions, trade and freedom, free-market achievements and government disasters in American history—this book covers it all!...

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Too Much Government, Too Much Taxation

July 22, 2009
We Americans are, if not the most governed, certainly the most governmented people in the world.

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The Nature of Man and His Government

November 18, 2005
Here is Robert LeFevre's classic argument for a purely free society, the essay that made him a leading, if controversial, spokesman for the libertarian position on government and society.

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Government Debt Addiction

October 25, 2013
Judge Napolitano discusses one way the federal government destroys prosperity.

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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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Lower the Debt Ceiling

July 15, 2011
If Congress passed legislation that systematically reduced the debt ceiling over time, the economy could be rebuilt on a solid foundation. Entrepreneurs in the productive sectors would realize that an ever-increasing proportion of resources (land, labor, and capital) would be at their disposal.

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In Defense of Debt Collection

July 5, 2006
The repo man is one of the most unpopular people in society. But he serves an essential function of insuring the protection of property, which is the foundation of freedom.

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