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GDP Is a Tool of Politics, Not Economics

U.S. Economy

17 hours agoQuarterly 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 Myth of "Nazi Capitalism"

Political Theory

10/09/2017The Austrian
I came across a clever tweet recently claiming that people who say ”The Nazis were socialists, it’s in the name!” must be ”very confused by buffalo wings.” It is now the conventional wisdom that the Nazis were capitalists, not socialists, despite their misleading name...

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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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