Tag Archives: Professor Hoppe

Bodrum: The Austrian Bubble

The Property and Freedom Society annual conference is about to begin, with yours truly doing the first speech, this morning, after Professor Hoppe’s introductions. I’m going to speak on ‘Liberty through Literature’, and it’s hopefully going to be epic. Or … Continue reading

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Liberty through literature

The latest program from Bodrum has just been announced, and the Professor has slotted me in to the first gate, after his introductions. No pressure there, then. I am now umming and ahhing about which bow tie to wear; the … Continue reading

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Professor Hoppe: The Competition of Crooks

Für alle meine Deutschen kameraden, the Professor’s new book is out, in German, with the release information here. Hopefully, Herr Groezinger is busy on the translation, as aside from ordering large beers in Heidelberg, buying Bavarian sausages at the Goethe … Continue reading

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Professor Hoppe’s new book: Der Wettbewerb der Gauner (“The Competition of Crooks”)

I recently posted my own very loose translation of an interview in German conducted with Professor Hoppe, by the German web site, MisesInfo. Fortunately, on behalf of the Professor, Robert Groezinger has produced a much more polished and accurate version … 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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Professor Hoppe: The Advantages of Small States and the Dangers of Centralization

Continuing our theme from yesterday, on micro-states and mega-states, I thought it might be potentially enlightening for us to celebrate Christmas by as well as watching the latest Harry Potter video on the destruction of the fascist mega-state of Lord … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Global Zombie Banks

We used to mock the Japanese for creating a plethora of Zombie Banks at the start of their two lost decades, but it appears that the American and European governments wish to walk down the same path of morbidity into … Continue reading

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