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Frank S. Meyer: The Fusionist as Libertarian

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/08/2018Articles of Interest
Rothbard examines conservatism by using as a fulcrum and analysis of the views of the leading conservative fusionist, Frank S. Meyer.
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The Poor Laws of England

Labor and WagesPovertyTaxes and Spending

12/07/2018Articles of Interest
The Poor Law Amendment of 1834 attempted to address the problem of runaway costs and abuses of the system. With mixed results.
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Let's Defend Capitalism

SocialismPolitical Theory

11/30/2018Articles of Interest
Capitalism — not democracy — is what gives us the blessings we have come to associate with a free society. So it is markets and not democracy that we must defend.
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Human Action: A Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

Political TheoryPraxeology

10/04/2018Articles of Interest
If reading Human Action is too daunting, read this chapter-by-chapter summary of one of the greatest economic treatises ever written.
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On The Duty Of Natural Outlaws To Shut Up

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

08/23/2018Articles of Interest
Who would join a radical minority movement, and commit him- or herself for life to social obloquy and a marginal existence, for the sake of 20% more bathtubs, or 15% more candy bars? Who will man the barricades either physically or spiritually, for more peanuts or Pepsi?
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Salute to Von Mises: For 92 Years He Has Fought the Good Fight

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/28/2018Articles of Interest
Thanks to Mises, we now understand that the only way that socialists can solve the problem of resource allocation is by adopting capitalism.
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On Foreign Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeWorld History

06/21/2018Articles of Interest
Specialization and foreign trade are good things, even if one party to the transaction could produce everything better and cheaper than the other.
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Power Corrupts

Political Theory

05/14/2018Articles of Interest
It seems to be universal that elected officials are seduced by the fantasy thesis that election to public office endows the official with both power and wisdom.
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For the Better Economic Life

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

05/14/2018Articles of Interest
In an atmosphere of free inquiry and of freedom of the individual to enjoy the fruits of his labor, science here flourished. Elsewhere in the world, it has suffered serious set-backs.
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