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Robert Higgs

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

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

Robert Higgs is senior fellow in political economy for the Independent Institute and editor of The Independent Review. He is the 2007 recipient of the Gary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Cause of Liberty, and the 2015 Murray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom.

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FDA and Consumer Welfare

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2014.
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The Anarcho-Pacifism of Leo Tolstoy

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 22 July 2014.
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Government Statistics

Big GovernmentCalculation and Knowledge

A private seminar for graduate students. Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 21 July 2014.
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How U.S. Economic Warfare Provoked Japan's Attack on Pearl Harbor

Global EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryInterventionism

Presented at the 2012 Mises Institute Supporters Summit, "The Truth About War: A Revisionist Approach".
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The Power of the State vs. the Power of Love

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

10/30/2013Mises Daily Articles
Philosophers have argued that society must invest great power in the rulers because only great power can hold back the forces of evil. Is there another alternative?
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