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Walter Block

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Speeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesLibertarian PapersArticles of Interest

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of LibertyMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

Walter Block is the Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Economics at Loyola University, senior fellow of the Mises Institute, and regular columnist for LewRockwell.com.

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An Austrian View on Monopoly and Anti-Trust Law

Austrian Economics OverviewFiscal TheoryMonopoly and Competition

07/29/2010Audio/Video
Austrian critique of mainstream analysis of monopoly, monopsony, and perfect competition; the logical contradictions of anti-trust law. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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Defending the Blackmailer

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

07/28/2010Audio/Video
If the blackmail offer is rejected, the blackmailer may exercise his rights of free speech and publicize the secret. There is nothing amiss here. All that is happening is that an offer to maintain silence is being made. If the offer is rejected, the blackmailer does no more than exercise his right...
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Interventionism

Interventionism

07/28/2010Audio/Video
Recorded at Mises University 2010. Includes an introduction by Mark Thornton.
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Defending the Blackmailer

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPolitical Theory

07/28/2010Mises Daily Articles
"The sole difference between a gossip and a blackmailer is that the blackmailer will refrain from speaking — for a price."
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True Libertarianism

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and CultureEntrepreneurship

07/21/2010Mises Daily Articles
Huebert correctly grounds his philosophy in Murray Rothbard's nonaggression principle, and even has the temerity to apply this vital insight to the state: "If one person cannot steal money from another, then the government (which is made up only of individual people) should not be allowed to...
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