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Murray Rothbard: Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature, and Other Essays

Another previously published book review, scoured from the Interweb. This time, absolutely no textual changes: The remarkable thing about being an aspiring Rothbardian, is that no matter how much Rothbard you read, the next virgin Rothbard book up on your … Continue reading

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Rothbard vs. Schlichter

An interesting debate emerges this morning, between Detlev Schlichter and Murray Rothbard. In the blue corner, we have the London Lightning Storm, Detlev Schlichter: What gives money value, and is fractional-reserve banking fraud? And in the red corner, we have … Continue reading

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Part 2: Introduction to Economics, A Private Seminar with Murray N Rothbard

The tedious woman from last week spoils the first couple of minutes, as she spoiled the final few minutes of Part 1, but once she’s dealt with, by 1:11, Murray Rothbard keeps propelling us onwards towards economic enlightenment: Murray Rothbard: … Continue reading

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Part 1: Introduction to Economics, A Private Seminar with Murray N Rothbard

While waiting around as a weekend taxi-driving service, what could be better listening than the Maestro himself? Introduction to Economics: A Private Seminar with Murray N. Rothbard (MP3) It was recorded in Toronto, Ontario, on the 4th of September, 1983. … Continue reading

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Murray N. Rothbard: The Current State of World Affairs

It seems almost natural that all major Austrian economists should live until they’re at least 90 years old, which would’ve meant that with Murray Rothbard’s birthday, yesterday, the Maestro would’ve been a mere stripling, at 86. So here he is … Continue reading

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What is the correct size and proper function of the state?

Detlev Schlichter moves beyond his usual stamping ground of paper money collapse, to answer the Rothbardian question, below. What is the correct size and proper function of the state? It’s a long essay. Some might even say that it’s the … Continue reading

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How to become an Austrian

I’m going to be interviewed on a podcast soon about how to become an Austrian. I have my own ideas, but what I’m going to build up is the perfect list of ten books that take you from being a … Continue reading

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