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America's Delusion of Liberal Hegemony

Book ReviewsWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/04/2019

Attempts to impose liberal values on the world, to force people to be free, are doomed to failure and will enhance the chances of war. This is largely because nationalism is for most people a far more potent force than liberalism, whether classical or modern.

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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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