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Alienated America

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

06/14/2019The Austrian
Readers of Tim Carney's 'Alienated America' will gain much from the author's account of civil society. After all, isolated individuals do not make for a successful marketplace. Free markets succeed best in the context a stable civil society.
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A Study in Willful Blindness

05/13/2019Power & Market

Anthony Flood has written a valuable study of the surprising failure of the Communist historian Herbert Aptheker to cite C.L.R. James's Black Jacobins, despite its clear relevance to his work.

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Anti-Car Policies Mean Even More People Are Dying on LA's Highways

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog05/07/2019

Los Angeles city bureaucrats want fewer cars on the streets. Unfortunately, their plans have side effects which endanger human life and safety.

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Ayn Rand's Political Philosophy

04/24/2019Power & Market

Foundations of A Free Society is a valuable collection of essays on Ayn Rand's political philosophy. The contributors include both Objectivist philosophers and libertarians who are not Objectivists.

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Anthony de Jasay, RIP

World History

Blog01/28/2019

Anthony de Jasay, an important  free market  economist and political philosopher passed away on January 23.

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An Interview with Bettina Bien Greaves

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/22/2018
Mises's Bibliographer, Bettina Bien Greaves, has passed away at the age of 100.
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A David Gordon Anthology

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog12/22/2017
David is one of the very few reviewers whose writings I can read with profit years after they were first printed.
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Are Tax Cuts Really Just Undemocratic Exploitation?

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

Blog12/21/2017
One suspects that, for Will Wilkinson, only that counts as “democratic” which conforms to his ideal of a welfare state.
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