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GDP Is a Tool of Politics, Not Economics

U.S. Economy

10/18/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The author sees GDP as superior to all currently available alternatives of measuring growth. But, that is not a reason for continuing to use it.

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The Myth of Natural Monopoly

Monopoly and Competition

10/16/2017Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
Intervention-minded economists, used their newly-minted "monopoly theory" as an ex post rationale for government intervention in the marketplace.
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rae9_2_3.pdf

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Coming of Age with Murray

Biographies

10/16/2017Speeches and Presentations
Hans Hoppe remembers his great mentor and friend, Murray Rothbard.

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How Socialism Ruined Venezuela

PovertySocialism

10/13/2017The Austrian
When Venezuela finally embraced democracy, it began to kill economic freedom.

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The Case for Privatizing Oceans and Rivers

StrategyPrivate Property

10/10/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Block and Nelson put forth what a consistent free-market water-rights regime should look like.
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The Man the World (Still) Needs

Strategy

10/10/2017Speeches and Presentations
The world needs Murray because he still matters. And it’s up to all of us to secure his legacy.

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The American Militia and the Origin of Conscription: A Reassessment

Media and CultureU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

10/05/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The history of American militias is a complex and often-misunderstood story of both public and semi-private militias.
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15_4_2.pdf

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A Libertarian "Stealth Plan for America"?

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

09/28/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Thomas DiLorenzo reviews Nancy MacLean's attack-book on libertarianism.

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The Progressive Era Still Haunts Us Today

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

09/06/2017The Austrian
A new book by Murray Rothbard on the the Progressive Era examines the period's role in shaping today's politics.

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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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