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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

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Economics and Property Rights: Alternative Approaches

Private Property

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2014.
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Walter Block: Libertarianism from A to Z

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and Methodology

06/27/2014Mises Daily Articles
Walter Block’s new book Toward a Libertarian Society covers a wide variety of topics from the death penalty to secession, and from war to macroeconomics.
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You Didn’t Consent to be the State’s Victim

Big GovernmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Defenders of government coercion often claim that residence within a state’s boundaries imply consent to be taxed, writes Walter Block. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
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You Didn’t Consent to Be the State’s Victim

Political TheoryPrivate Property

06/14/2014Mises Daily Articles
Defenders of government coercion often claim that residence within a state’s boundaries imply consent to be taxed and regulated by the state in question. While one can expect to be robbed by the state regardless of where one lives, this is not the same as consenting to be robbed.
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Toward a Libertarian Society

Political Theory

Walter Block has for decades been one of the most effective and indefatigable defenders of libertarianism. One feature in his writing stands out, from his classic Defending the Undefendable to the present. He consistently applies the principles of libertarianism to every situation in a bold and...
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