Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fuel chaos in UK

We had a taste of the chaos that is to come, here in the UK, yesterday, as fuel filling stations all over the country were deluged by vehicles seeking fuel. I was almost in a motor vehicle accident myself, as … Continue reading

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Eugene Richter: Pictures of a Socialistic Future

If someone gave me a gold sovereign for every time in my life I had heard a variation on the following phrase, then in the words of Private James Frazer, from Dad’s Army, I would now be an extremely wealthy … Continue reading

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Jesús Huerta de Soto: Socialism, Economic Calculation and Entrepreneurship

There are three books that take pride of place in my Austrian bookcase. These are Socialism, by Ludwig von Mises; The History of Intellectual Thought, by Murray N. Rothbard; and Democracy the God that Failed, by Hans-Hermann Hoppe. In my … Continue reading

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Jörg Guido Hülsmann: The Ethics of Money Production

In these times when even the president of the World Bank can be caught whispering about a return to some form of gold standard, it becomes necessary for us to examine whether we can trust a nascent world government to provide … Continue reading

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Philipp Bagus: The Tragedy of the Euro

The world centre of gravity of the Austrian Economics movement has long been the United States, especially since Ludwig von Mises arrived there on August the 3rd, at the age of fifty-eight, in a turbulent 1940. The 1998 Spanish publication … Continue reading

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Philipp Bagus and David Howden: Deep Freeze: Iceland’s Economic Collapse

If you believe in a Creator, then you must acknowledge that He (or She) possesses an incredible sense of humour. Without this, how do you explain Iceland? God must have smashed innumerable comets into the Earth to provide it with … Continue reading

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Thomas E. Woods: Rollback: Repealing Big Government Before the Coming Fiscal Collapse

When the bestriding Colossus of Murray N. Rothbard departed this mortal coil, he left the rest of us with the hallowed gift of his thoughts, his books, and his ideas, as well as an occasional secret desire to wear bow … Continue reading

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