Biographies

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Why Rothbard Endures

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog03/01/2021

Instead of succumbing to the zeitgeist, Rothbard moved it.

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"The E Stands for Excellence": A Tribute to Walter E. Williams

Biographies

Blog12/05/2020

Williams’s impressive ability to speak on wide-ranging issues with unusual clarity derived from his steadfast commitment to the “economic way of thinking.”

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Joey Rothbard

BiographiesLibertarianism

Blog09/17/2020

Today would have been the ninety-second birthday of JoAnn Rothbard.

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Albert Jay Nock, Radical

BiographiesU.S. History

Blog08/10/2020

Nock despised plutocratic conservatism, and rightly saw Herbert Hoover as the embodiment of this point of view. Above all, Albert Jay Nock hated militarism and intervention in foreign wars.

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Richard Cobden: Exemplar of Liberty, Property, and Peace

BiographiesProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Blog06/03/2020

Richard Cobden today is an underappreciated hero of peace and freedom in trade, and he fought the power of the state at every turn.

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Keynes Called Himself a Socialist. He Was Right.

BiographiesSocialismWorld History

Blog04/10/2020

John Maynard Keynes's supporters still insist that he was a mild and benign liberal. In truth, Keynes supported the blood-soaked Soviet regime and called himself a socialist. 

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What Would Mises Think about the West Today?

Big GovernmentBiographiesSocialismHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

Blog10/30/2019

What would Mises think about the current state of the liberal project he laid out 100 years ago?  

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Wilhelm Roepke, RIP

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog10/10/2019

In the midst of moral and intellectual decay, Roepke was an inflexible harbinger of the return to reason, honesty and sound political practice.

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Ray Dalio's Hollow Lament

BiographiesMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog04/10/2019

Dalio played the game, by the rules of the game. Now he appears to say, "I've got mine, let's change the rules."

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