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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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A History of the Fed's Political Power

The Fed

08/30/2017The Austrian
Conti-Brown has, with considerable scholarship, exposed many grave problems with the Fed in a way that strengthens and supports the anti-Fed case.
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A Mixed Hero: A Libertarian Reassessment of Elon Musk

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog07/23/2017
The fact that the state hands out money to entrepreneurs like Elon Musk is a problem that is best solved by focusing our ire not on people like Musk — but on the state itself.
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Are Highly Paid People Just Lucky?

Calculation and Knowledge

Blog06/06/2017
If a person makes a lot of money through "luck" perhaps the most philosophically rigorous answer is simply this: "so what?"
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Alan Greenspan, Sellout

BiographiesThe Fed

04/20/2017The Austrian
In his attitude toward compromise, Alan Greenspan is the polar opposite of Murray Rothbard.
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