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Central Bankers Are Losing Faith in Their Own Alchemy

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog12/28/2016

In his new book, central banker Mervyn King sometimes sounds like Murray Rothbard. But in the end he continues the problem of central banking control.

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Charles Murray's Tepid Radicalism

The Police StateTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

10/12/2015Mises Wire
In his new book By the People , Charles Murray claims that government has become tyrannical, and therefore people ought to disobey bad laws. But only some laws, Murray explains. Tax laws are just swell, as is the foreign-policy status quo.
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Cass Sunstein and "Libertarian" Paternalism

Big GovernmentThe Police StatePolitical Theory

08/18/2015The Austrian
Law professor and bureaucrat Cass Sunstein makes the case for what he calls "Libertarian Paternalism" in his new book Why Nudge? The problem, David Gordon explains, is that Sunstein's plan assumes rationality and good faith among the government agents who do the "nudging."
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