Wasserman has brought to light substantial archival material on the background of the Austrian school. But his conclusions are deeply flawed, a s Wasserman is beyond his depth when he writes about theoretical issues.
Marxist G.A. Cohen is troubled by the freedom libertarians grant to property owners. But artificial limits are unnecessary when practical realities have so often intervened to limit property ownership by any one person.
Henry Hazlitt, author, journalist, editor, reviewer, economist, has gained renown in at least three areas: as a popularizer of sound economic thinking, as a critic of John Maynard Keynes, and as a contributor to moral philosophy.
Both left and right now repeatedly push a myth: the myth that governments have been taken over by laissez-faire hard-core free-market economists who have turned the world into a landscape of untrammeled capitalism.