Articles by Murray N. Rothbard

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Decomposing the Nation State

Murray Rothbard on why we need libertarian nationhood instead.

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9/19/2014

Ayn Rand’s Monstrous Views on the Middle East

Murray Rothbard obliterates them.

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8/1/2014

The Massacre

Murray Rothbard on Israel and the Palestinians.

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7/26/2014

War Guilt in the Middle East

Revisionist history from Murray Rothbard.

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7/21/2014

Discovering the Laws of Liberty

Never through legislation. Article by Murray Rothbard.

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7/8/2014

The End of Economic Freedom?

Murray Rothbard on what Nixon wrought.

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5/29/2014

What Abolitionists Can Teach Libertarians

Murray Rothbard on strategy.

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5/26/2014

An Absurd and Evil Notion

Egalitarianism continues to metastasize, thanks to the State and its enablers. Article by Murray Rothbard.

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5/6/2014

Never Say ‘Jap’

Murray Rothbard on MLB team owner Marge Schott.

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5/1/2014

Do You Pass the Rothbard Test?

Murray on what makes you a libertarian.

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4/23/2014

Against the Minimum Wage


Murray Rothbard on outlawing jobs.

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2/20/2014

The Evil of Sanctions


Murray Rothbard on South Africa, and everywhere else.

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12/18/2013

Water Shortage?

It can be fixed in a snap. says Murray Rothbard.

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12/16/2013

The Oppressed Gender

It’s men, of course, says Murray Rothbard.

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11/23/2013

Repudiate the National Debt

Nothing else makes economic nor moral sense, says Murray Rothbard.

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10/9/2013

Why Does the US Love Them?

Murray Rothbard on dictatorships.

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10/4/2013

Can There Be a ‘Just Tax’?

Sure, in the same way there can be a just burglary. Article by Murray Rothbard.

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10/3/2013

The Iran Threat

Murray Rothbard on historical US meddling.

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9/6/2013

Assassination Revisionism


Murray Rothbard on Larry Flynt and the House JFK hearings.

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9/5/2013

The 1st US War on Afghanistan

Murray Rothbard on the original fraud and aggression.

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9/2/2013

George Orwell and the US’s Cold War

A revisionist look from Murray Rothbard.

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7/15/2013

Patriotic Shlock

Murray Rothbard has had it with the odious, repellent, horrifying orgy of sobbing and flag-waving.

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7/8/2013

Egalitarians Are Antihuman

Their ideology is profoundly evil. Article by Murray Rothbard

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7/6/2013

Orwell’s Big Brother

Murray Rothbard on non-fiction.

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7/5/2013

The Meaning of Revolution

A Murray Rothbard classic for our times.

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7/4/2013

Why Be a Libertarian?

After all, it's not exactly an easy path, says Murray Rothbard.

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6/18/2013

That Foreign Bogeyman

Murray Rothbard on the Soviets, pro-war libertarians, freedom, and peace.

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6/7/2013

Can There Be a Non-Destructive Tax?

Of course not, Murray Rothbard shows.

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6/6/2013

When the Push for One World Currency Crumbled

And why.

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6/4/2013

Why Is It Always a Lone Nut?

Murray Rothbard on assassinations.

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4/22/2013

‘Tolerance,’ or Manners?

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4/18/2013

The Libertarian Forum

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4/18/2013

Republican Socialism

Murray N. Rothbard shows, at the time, where Nixonism will lead.

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4/18/2013

The Old Right

Murray N. Rothbard on our heritage, now revived thanks to him.

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4/18/2013

Max Lerner: Again?!

Murray N. Rothbard on the ur-neocon.

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4/18/2013

Revolt Against the Right

The first popular statement on modern libertarianism, from Murray N. Rothbard, of course.

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4/18/2013

Sell Out and Die

Murray N. Rothbard on regime libertarians.

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4/18/2013

The American Corporate State

Murray N. Rothbard on how the current regime developed during WWI.

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4/18/2013

Should You Be Able To Burn Your Copy of the US Flag?

Of course, if it's your property.

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4/18/2013

Stick ‘em Up!

Murray Rothbard on the truth about taxes.

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4/15/2013

The Free Market in a Nutshell

Murray Rothbard on 10 great economic myths.

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4/13/2013

Anti-Thatcher Riots

By her tax victims. Article by Murray Rothbard.

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4/11/2013

All Banks Are Bankrupt

Murray Rothbard explains why they're always in danger of going bust.

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4/9/2013

How To De-Statize

And fulfill the best of the American tradition – from Ann Hutchinson and Roger Williams to the Declaration of Independence. Article by Murray Rothbard.

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4/3/2013

The Development of Orwellism

Murray Rothbard on Big Brother Dick Nixon.

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3/30/2013

How Banks Go Bust

Murray Rothbard on what every depositor must know.

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3/29/2013

Hooray for Bank Runs

It keeps fractional-reserve banksters in check, says Murray Rothbard.

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3/26/2013

The People Won This Famous Tax Revolt

No matter what the official historians claim, says Murray Rothbard.

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3/22/2013

Resist the Gang of Legalized Counterfeiters

And fractional-reserve banksters. Article by Murray Rothbard.

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3/19/2013

A Moral and Economic Horror

Murray Rothbard on the mugging called taxation.

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3/14/2013

The Battle Flag of the US

Is it a sacred religious object? Article by Murray Rothbard.

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3/11/2013

Why Conservatives Love War and the State

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3/8/2013

Outlawing Jobs: The Minimum Wage, Once More

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2/15/2013

Ignore the Sellouts

Crack a book by Rothbard.

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7/12/2006

Memories of Rothbard and Hayek

Ronald Hamowy on his two great teachers.

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7/3/2003

Edmund Burke, Rothbardian

Well, not quite – but that's closer to the truth than the conservative distortions of the Cold War. Article by Joseph Stromberg.

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4/1/2002

Fractional-Reserve Banking

Murray N. Rothbard on the moral fraudulence and economic disaster of this pervasive scam.

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10/1/1995

The Irrepressible Rothbard Essays of Murray N. Rothbard

Edited by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

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1/1/1995

The Irrepressible Rothbard Essays of Murray N. Rothbard

Edited by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

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9/1/1994
6/1/1994

The Irrepressible Rothbard Essays of Murray N. Rothbard

Edited by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

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3/1/1994

The Irrepressible Rothbard Essays of Murray N. Rothbard

Edited by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

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11/1/1992

The Irrepressible Rothbard Essays of Murray N. Rothbard

Edited by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

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11/1/1992

The Irrepressible Rothbard Essays of Murray N. Rothbard

Edited by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

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9/1/1992

The Irrepressible Rothbard Essays of Murray N. Rothbard

Edited by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

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4/1/1991

The Irrepressible Rothbard Essays of Murray N. Rothbard

Edited by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

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11/1/1990

here’s Rothbard

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Igniting an Intellectual Revolution for Liberty

Murray Rothbard on the inspiring story of what one lone individual can accomplish.

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Betrayal of the American Right

Thomas E. Woods, Jr., introduces Murray Rothbard's new classic, to be serialized in LRC.

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The ‘Public Sector’ Is a Fraud

A classic from Murray N. Rothbard.

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The Morality of Anarchy

Murray Rothbard on Lysander Spooner.

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Government Medical ‘Insurance’

Murray Rothbard on the whole rotten mess.

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What Causes an Economic Depression?

Their cause and cure, by Murray N. Rothbard.

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Advent of the Communists

From crazed religion to crazed atheism.

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Politics Is a Circus

Murray Rothbard on the ugly but hilarious world of democracy – at its lowest, in New York.

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Who’s Doing What to Whom in Criminal Politics?

Libertarian class analysis is the sure guide.

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Big Government, Big Business

And class conflict.

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When the Christians Ran Massachusetts

And were madly interventionist.

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Our Fighting Forebears

Against imperialism. Article by Murray Rothbard.

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Crazed Christian Communists

Murray Rothbard on Diggers and Ranters.

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America’s 1st Individualist Anarchist

Murray Rothbard on Anne Hutchinson.

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We’re Not Equal

Murray N. Rothbard on the ideology of the modern state.

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The State Waxes Fat Off War

Murray N. Rothbard explains it all.

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The Crane/Cato Apparatus

And Murray Rothbard's open letter.

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The American Revolution You Never Heard of

Murray Rothbard on Bacon's Rebellion.

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The Fall of Communism in Early Virginia

Too bad we didn't learn the lesson.

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Crane-Koch Sellout

Murray Rothbard on the Clark campaign.

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It Usually Ends With Ed Crane

Classic Murray Rothbard on what went wrong at Cato.

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Some on the Right Hate Ron Paul

A classic from Murray N. Rothbard on the prospects for liberty.

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‘Red Dawn’

Murray N. Rothbard on guerrilla resistance to the occupier.

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Thomas Jefferson’s Free-Market Economics

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The Truth About Newt

Murray Rothbard had his number.

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The Trouble With George Washington

Not such a great guy after all.

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Inside the Power Elite

Murray Rothbard on big-bank families and war.

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Smashing Protectionist ‘Theory’

Again.

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Our Greatest Earthly Enemy

Murray N. Rothbard on what it isn't, and what it is.

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The Fallacy of the ‘Public Sector’

Murray Rothbard on the economy vs. the State.

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Anti-Capitalist ‘Libertarians’

Murray Rothbard on the syndicalist deviation.

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Gold and US Political Parties

Murray Rothbard on what you didn't learn in school.

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The Best Tax Is the Lightest

Murray Rothbard on the property seizure-schemes of men like Greenspan, Cain, Forbes, and Perry.

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What’s So Special About Mises?

Murray Rothbard explains.

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My New Year’s Wish for the Movement

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The Trouble With Egalitarianism

The struggle against egalitarianism continues, says Murray N. Rothbard.

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Government-Manufactured Drought in Texas

Murray Rothbard on water socialism.

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Bloody Bankers and Wall Street Killers

Murray Rothbard on Rockefeller, Morgan, and war.

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Bankster Conspiracy

Murray Rothbard on Rockefeller, Morgan, and their scheming for the Fed.

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The Presbyterians

They created the Scottish Enlightenment, said Murray Rothbard.

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The Massachusetts Evil

Murray Rothbard on fiat paper money.

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Keeping Austrian Economics Right and True

Murray Rothbard on the glories and the problems.

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How To Think About War

If you are a libertarian.

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It Was the Swan Song of the Old Right

Until Murray Rothbard revived it, and Ron Paul ran with it.

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Real Money in Early America

Commodity money, that is.

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Mankind’s Bitter Enemy

Murray N. Rothbard on the rise of statism.

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What Soviet Threat?

Murray Rothbard takes a revisionist look at the USSR.

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Listen, YAF

Fronting for despots. A classic from Murray N. Rothbard.

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The Power Elite vs. You and Me

Murray Rothbard on their interests against ours.

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Power-Elite Looting and Mass Murder

Murray Rothbard on Kissinger, the Rockefellers, and Arab killing.

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Conservative Con Man

Murray N. Rothbard on neocons, libertarians, Ronnie, and the state.

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Rothbard’s Case for a Libertarian Institution

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Masters of Deceit

Murray Rothbard on the international money planners.

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To Understand His Breakthrough in the Philosophy of Liberty

Read the amazing Hans-Hermann Hoppe, says Murray Rothbard.

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The Libertarian Schism

Murray Rothbard on left and right.

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Before the Last Republican ‘Revolution’

A classic confidential memo from Murray N. Rothbard on the other big-government faction.

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A Genius and a Gentleman

Murray Rothbard on Henry Hazlitt.

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The Republicans’ Favorite Economist

Murray N. Rothbard unravels one of the state's favorite economists.

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Truth vs. Propaganda

Murray N. Rothbard on revisionism for our time.

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The Treaty That Wall Street Wrote

Murray Rothbard on the Panama Canal.

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Smeared by a Randite

Murray Rothbard on the Efron affair.

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If the Warren Commission Was on the Up and Up

Murray N. Rothbard on the federal mystery.

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Libertarians Who Pander to the Warfare State

They're anti-liberty.

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The First Bernanke

Murray Rothbard on John Law, the money crank who wrecked a country.

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Boom! Crack! Crash!

Murray Rothbard on what to read and not to read on the crisis.

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The Conservative Anarchist

Despite the conservatives, he was once a good guy. Murray N. Rothbard's revisionist classic.

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Strategies for a Libertarian Victory

Murray Rothbard on libertarian strategies.

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Why I Gave Up on the Right-Wing

Murray Rothbard on militarism, police power, and the corporate state.

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The One Recipient To Deserve a ‘Nobel Prize’ in Economics

Murray Rothbard on F.A. Hayek.

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The Brilliance of Turgot

Brilliance of Turgot

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A Boot on Your Throat

Murray Rothbard on the state's invention of paper money.

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The Alleged Liberalism of Sir Edward Coke

sm of Sir Edward Coke

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The Menace of the Space Cult

ace of the Space Cult

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To Save Our Economy From Destruction

And the holocaust of runaway inflation. But Murray Rothbard had the solution.

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It’s Us or Them

Murray Rothbard on statism – left, right, and center.

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You’re Being Robbed by Banksters

Murray Rothbard explains fractional reserves.

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The Monetary Breakdown of the West

What we can learn from history.

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The Tyranny of Judges

They're above the "law" they use to crush us.

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Peasants, Arise!

What an anti-tax, anti-centralist rebellion in 16th century France can teach us.

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The Chicago Tax Strike of 1977

ago Tax Strike of 1977

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An Evening in Ayn Rand’s Livingroom

Murray Rothbard's hilarious one-act play, introduced by Justin Raimondo.

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Whose Kingdom Come?

Murray N. Rothbard on the Christian right's millennial politics.

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Overthrowing the State

Murray N. Rothbard on the political thought of 16th-century libertarian Étienne de la Boétie.

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Building the Ruling Elite

Murray Rothbard on how the economic nationalists did it.

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Those Repellent Neoconservatives

Murray N. Rothbard on what threatens us.

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A Moral Guide for Libertarians

Murray Rothbard on living in a state-run world.

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Power-Elite Protectionism

Murray N. Rothbard on ripping off the people through mercantilism.

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A Brief History of Communism

But not the way you're taught it.

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The Right Not To Testify

Murray N. Rothbard on why conscripting witnesses is wrong.

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Why Not Feel Sorry for the Oil Company?

Murray N. Rothbard on an earlier spill.

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Among All Government Looting Methods

The VAT may be the worst.

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Rise of the CIA Conservatives

Murray Rothbard on the decline of the Old Right.

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Who Was Niccolò Machiavelli?

Murray Rothbard on the bard of modern state criminality.

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Those Awards

Murray N. Rothbard on Schindler's List, Philadelphia, and The Piano.

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The Devilish Principles of Socialized Medicine

Murray Rothbard on federal medicine.

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The Evil of Humanism

Murray Rothbard on justifications for the total state.

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Conservatives ♥ the Warfare State

Murray Rothbard on Bill Buckley's imperial offspring.

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Conservatism Is a Scam

Murray Rothbard on National Review's three-card monte.

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Alexander Gray on Mises

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Their Malcolm…and Mine

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Crimes of the Winter Olympics

Murray N. Rothbard on nationalism, Nancy Kerrigan, Tonya Harding, and professional athletes.

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The Great Depression of the 14th Century

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Messianic Communism in the Protestant Reformation

Murray N. Rothbard on the astounding events in 16th-century Münster, and their relevance for us.

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Vices Are Not Crimes

Murray N. Rothbard on the man who got vices as versus crimes.

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The Astounding Aquinas

Murray Rothbard on the great theologian-philosopher.

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Crash Past, and Future?

Murray Rothbard on 1929.

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The Learned Extremist

Murray N. Rothbard on Juan de Mariana, the priest who confronted an inflationist king.

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Keynes, the Man

As rotten as his economics.

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Ayn Rand’s Enforcer

Murray Rothbard on Nathaniel Branden's Judgment Day.

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Understanding Ayn Randianism

A classic from Murray N. Rothbard.

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Monetary Crime Bosses

Murray Rothbard on the bankster-state-intellectual originators of the Fed.

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The Communist Religionist

Murray N. Rothbard on the secret truth about Karl Marx and his descendants.

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Repudiate the National Debt!

It's the just and practical solution, says Murray Rothbard.

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Hutus vs. Tutsis

Murray N. Rothbard explains what happened.

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The Case Against the Fed

Murray N. Rothbard's manifesto against the federal counterfeiters.

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Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature

Murray Rothbard on a deadly but popular enemy of freedom.

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Typical Neocon Smear

Murray Rothbard on the bringing down of Bobby Ray Inman.

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Rothbard Saw Through Greenspan

Murray Rothbard on the man Ayn Rand dubbed the "Undertaker."

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Had It With Government Money?

Murray Rothbard on private coinage.

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Business Cycles, Real and Fabricated

Murray N. Rothbard on the most famed financial chart of them all.

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The Sin of Affluence

According to John Kenneth Galbraith, that is.

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Reform or Else

Murray N. Rothbard on the cultural revolution in 16th-century England.

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Ron Paul: A Most Unusual Politician

Murray N. Rothbard on the moral, principled voice in the District of Criminals.

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The Importance of Inequality

Murray N. Rothbard on egalitarianism, primitivism, and civilization.

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Investment Bankers and the State

Murray N. Rothbard on Felix Rohatyn.

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Wall Street Wars

Murray N. Rothbard on the state-establishment axis for intervention and war.

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The Fed Has Stolen the Dollar

We must take it back, says Murray N. Rothbard.

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Herbert Hoover’s Depression

Murray Rothbard on the first time the Republicans did it to us.

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St. Hillary and the Religious Left

A Murray N. Rothbard classic on the religious left.

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The Man Who Made America Independent

Murray N. Rothbard on Tom Paine.

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Rothbard on Keynes

When Murray was 21.

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The George W. Bush of 1929

Murray N. Rothbard on Herbert Hoover's Republican attack on the free market.

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The ‘Great Society’

A libertarian critique.

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How Not To Write History

Murray N. Rothbard on textbook idiocy.

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Power and the Intellectuals

Also for war and against freedom. Article by Murray N. Rothbard.

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Slavery and Civil War

Murray N. Rothbard on the great American disasters.

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Did Capitalism Cause the Great Depression?

Murray N. Rothbard on the real culprit.

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Liberty vs. Power

Murray N. Rothbard on setting the stage for American history.

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Myth and Truth About Libertarianism

Murray N. Rothbard explains.

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Laissez-Faire Radical

Murray N. Rothbard on the quest for the historical Mises.

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Who Is Frank Chodorov?

Murray N. Rothbard on the great individualist.

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Are Libertarians ‘Anarchists’?

A classic, newly discovered article from Murray N. Rothbard.

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Bifurcated Conservatives

The real enemy is not terrorism (or communism), but statism. A classic from Murray N. Rothbard.

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Anatomy of a Bank Run

A timely classic from Murray N. Rothbard.

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How Warmongers Took Over the Right

An important new book by Murray N. Rothbard on the whole sordid history.

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Remembering Harry Elmer Barnes

Murray N. Rothbard on a revisionist historian.

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Remembering a Libertarian Giant

Murray N. Rothbard on F.A. "Baldy" Harper.

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Ethnic Politics in New York City

A classic from Murray N. Rothbard.

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Who Owns the Water?

Not the state.

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The Kissinger Connection

To the first criminal war on Iraq.

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A Pain in the Neck to Politicians

Murray N. Rothbard on the history of economic thought.

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Getting the American Revolution Wrong

Murray N. Rothbard on modern historians.

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Rolling Back the State

Murray N. Rothbard on how – and how not – to desocialize.

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A Band of Thieves Writ Large

Murray N. Rothbard on the state.

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Tax Day

Murray N. Rothbard on what it means.

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Can There Be a ‘Just Tax’?

Surely you jest.

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No More Military Socialism

Murray N. Rothbard on how legitimate defense can be done far better and cheaper on the market.

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The Menace of the Religious Left

A classic from Murray N. Rothbard.

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Remembering Frank Chodorov

Murray N. Rothbard on the great individualist.

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America’s Most Persecuted Minority

And no, it's not big business.

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How To Punish

In a free society.

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The Right to Self-Defense

Murray N. Rothbard on libertarian law.

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Rothbard vs. the Crazies

Murray on the enemies of liberty.

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The Noblest Cause of All

The old American cause: individual liberty.

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The State Is Not the Nation

Murray N. Rothbard on national self-determination.

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How Anarchism Can Work

Murray N. Rothbard on society without a state.

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Real Law

It's not a product of the state. Article by Murray N. Rothbard.

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Commie Pilgrims

Murray N. Rothbard on what really happened at Plymouth.

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The Evil of Government Ownership

And the blessing of private ownership.

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Money and the Individual

Murray N. Rothbard on The Theory of Money and Credit, by Ludwig von Mises.

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Destructivism

Murray N. Rothbard on the deconstructionist invasion of philosophy and economics.

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Why Socialism Died

Murray N. Rothbard on its fundamental opposition to the structure of reality.

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Protectionism vs. Prosperity

Murray N. Rothbard on government trade barriers.

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Bush’s Invasion of Somalia

Murray N. Rothbard on the social gospel of the religious right.

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The War System and Its Intellectual Myths

Murray N. Rothbard on Harry Elmer Barnes and the Cold War.

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Private Property Is the Basis of Civilization

But some anarchists don't get it, says Murray N. Rothbard.

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Unnatural Elites

Murray N. Rothbard on the real history of 'civil servants.'

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Real Freedom and Justice

Murray N. Rothbard on law, property rights, and air pollution.

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Our Libertarian Heritage

Murray N. Rothbard on the American revolution and classical liberalism.

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‘Date Rape’ on Campus

What do the feminists want?

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Good Movies

Murray N. Rothbard on Cinema Paradiso and Metropolitan.

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Sudden Deaths in Office

Murray N. Rothbard on presidents.

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Private Defense

Can the market do better? Murray N. Rothbard on the work of anarcho-capitalist pioneer Gustave de Molinari.

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Myths of the Cold War

Murray N. Rothbard on the first "war on terror."

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Mafia Movies

Murray N. Rothbard on the thrilling, and the malign.

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Who Are the ‘Terrorists’?

The prescient Murray N. Rothbard 20 years ago.

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The Original Bush Conservative

Murray N. Rothbard on Herbert Hoover.

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It All Began, as Usual, With the Greeks

Murray N. Rothbard on the beginning of economics.

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Real American History

Murray N. Rothbard on the Christian origins of individualist anarchism in America.

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What Is the Free Market?

Murray N. Rothbard explains.

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Calvinists vs. Catholics

And more revisionism in the history of economic thought from Murray N. Rothbard. (Get both volumes for $45!)

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The Adam Smith Myth

Murray N. Rothbard on clay feet.

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Mailer for Mayor

Murray N. Rothbard on Norman's campaign.

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Radical Candor

And radical fun. A lost interview with Murray N. Rothbard on Ayn, Tricky Dick, Friedman, Vietnam, the New Left, price controls, and 101 other fascinating things.

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The Joyous Libertarian

Murray N. Rothbard on H.L. Mencken.

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The Student Revolution

It helped end the war on Vietnam. Article by Murray N. Rothbard (with ideas for ending the war on Iraq).

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Wilson’s Secret Police

Murray N. Rothbard on the chilling suppression of freedom under Woodrow during WWI.

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The Government-Business Alliance

Murray N. Rothbard on the presidency and big business.

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The Roosevelt Myth

Murray N. Rothbard on conservative love for the evil Franklin.

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Requiem for the Old Right

Murray N. Rothbard on our forebears.

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Reliving the Crash of ’29

Murray N. Rothbard on how Hoover's policies blazed the trail for FDR and wrecked the US economy.

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the Old Right got it right

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Libertarian Cover for the Corporate State

A classic that is all too contemporary: Murray N. Rothbard on Nixon's libertarian pal.

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Where the Left Goes Wrong on Foreign Policy

And where the Old Right got it right. Article by Murray N. Rothbard.

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The Troubling Role of National Review

Lessons for libertarians from Murray N. Rothbard.

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When the Feds First Attacked the Americans

A model for our times?

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Painless Economics

Ten fascinating hours of talks by the master, Murray N. Rothbard.

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Compromising With Tyranny

Murray N. Rothbard on how even the best National Review conservative went wrong.

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Living in a State-Run World

Murray N. Rothbard on how to proceed.

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The Incoherence of Conservatism

Murray Rothbard writes to Frank Meyer.

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How To Think Like an Economist

Murray N. Rothbard on praxeology, the method of the Austrian School.

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The Real Reaganomics

Even at its best it was bad.

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Taxation Must Destroy Wealth

It can never be "neutral" to the market economy.

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A Recurring Establishment Trick

Murray N. Rothbard on neocons, Buckleyites, and the alleged end of ideology.

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Are We Being Beastly to the Gipper?

Of course not!

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The Evil of Banality

Murray N. Rothbard on Norman Podhoretz.

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Bill & Irving & Ken & Patrick

Murray N. Rothbard on the neocons.

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Ronald Reagan, Warmonger

Murray N. Rothbard on the early years of the California Camelot.

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Gippering California

As preparation for Gippering America. Murray N. Rothbard on Reagan.

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The Reagan Phenomenon

Murray N. Rothbard on the shrewdest manipulator of public opinion since FDR.

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The Failure Called Fusionism

Libertarianism and conservatism, despite Frank S. Meyer, are different, antagonistic positions.

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Rockefelleronomics

A classic from the young Murray N. Rothbard.

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Life in the Old Right

Murray N. Rothbard lived it.

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For a New Isolationism

A classic from Murray N. Rothbard.

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Against Women’s Lib

Murray Rothbard saw where it was going, and why it had to be stopped.

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National Liberation

Murray N. Rothbard on opposing the oppressor.

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Orwell vs. Podhoretz

Murray N. Rothbard on 1984, the Cold War, and the neocons.

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Why Obey the Parasites?

Murray N. Rothbard on why we do, and why we don't have to.

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1984 in 1949

The young Rothbard on Orwell.

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Cold War Myths

Murray N. Rothbard on the official propaganda myths of war and the warfare state, a tribute to historian Harry Elmer Barnes.

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Bush’s Ancestors

Murray N. Rothbard on the crazed and evil Progressives.

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Rothbard Writes the Dixiecrats

In 1949, when he was a 24-year-old graduate student.

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What’s a Just War?

1775 and 1861, for example, says Murray N. Rothbard.

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Why Conservatives Love War and the State

Murray N. Rothbard had it all figured out.

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Rothbard on Le Pen

Well, sort of.

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The Rothbardian Solution

To save our economy from the eventual holocaust of run-away inflation, we the people must take the money-supply function back from the government.

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Taking Our Money Back

Abolish the Grand Counterfeiter, the Federal Reserve, says Murray N. Rothbard.

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What’s Wrong With Conservatism

And what's right with it. A classic statement of the libertarian position from Murray N. Rothbard.

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Rothbard on Szasz

The libertarian psychiatrist's theories. Rothbard likes the libertarianism.

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Six Myths About Libertarianism

Murray N. Rothbard refutes some conservative fictions.

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Buckley Revealed

Murray N. Rothbard had this military socialist nailed in 1952.

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And Now Afghanistan

This is not the first US encounter with that impoverished country. Here's Murray N. Rothbard's take in 1980.

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The Last Time the US Warred on Afghanistan

And Iran, Murray N. Rothbard had some comments that might have been written yesterday.

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The Real Aggressor

More classic Rothbard, this time from 1954, on the State and war

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For President: Bill Smith, Beatnik

A 1960 classic from the great Murray N. Rothbard.

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Rothbard on the Elections

All his life, Murray N. Rothbard loved elections and interpreting them. Here. courtesy of Rothbard archivist Joseph R. Stromberg, is Murray's take on the November 1950 version. P.S. Read Justin Raimondo's biography of Rothbard, An Enemy of the State, and Lew Rockwell's collection, The Irrepressible Rothbard.

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The Rockefeller World Empire

And the death of Prince Nelson.

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Do You Hate the State?

That is always and everywhere the key question, says Murray N. Rothbard.

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Subverting Peace and Freedom

Murray N. Rothbard on war and foreign policy.

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Why Be Libertarian?

What's the point of the whole thing?

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Libertarian Law

Murray Rothbard on the natural fortress for liberty.

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The ‘Great’ Society

Murray Rothbard on LBJ's monstrous regime.

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The Bringing Down of Liz Holtzman

Murray Rothbard on a great moment in American politics.

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On Resisting Evil

Murray N. Rothbard on our job always and everywhere.

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Conspiracy Theories

Of course they make sense, says Murray N. Rothbard. Sometimes.

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Outlawing Jobs

Murray N. Rothbard on the minimum wage.

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Capitalism and Catholicism

Murray N. Rothbard on the economics and politics of Leo XIII and Pius XI.

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Catholicism, Protestantism, and Capitalism

A clarifying memo from Murray N. Rothbard.

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Hoppephobia

Murray N. Rothbard on why Hans-Hermann Hoppe drives some libertarians crazy.

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The Trouble With Conservatives

They can't get the State right. Murray Rothbard's classic essay.

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Two Rights, Old and New Chapter 1 of The Betrayal of the American Right

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Decline of the Old Right Chapter 11 of The Betrayal of the American Right

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The Early 1960s: From Right to Left Chapter 13 of The Betrayal of the American Right

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The Later 1960s: The New Left Chapter 14 of The Betrayal of the American Right

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Isolationism and the Foreign New Deal Chapter 5 of The Betrayal of the American Right

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World War II: The Nadir Chapter 6 of The Betrayal of the American Right

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The Betrayal of the American Right Table of Contents

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Fortune and American Idealism

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Rape or ‘Rape’?

Murray N. Rothbard on the Kennedy case.

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New Light on the Prehistory of the Austrian School

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When Is a Land Title Criminal?

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Ten Great Economic Myths

Murray Rothbard on 10 great economic myths.

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Children and Rights

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The Ethics of Bribery

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Toward a Theory of Strategy for Liberty

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Weighing the Buchanan factors; Ideals for the heartland

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The Tyranny of Government Courts and Prisons

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Catogate: Who’s the Mole (Or Moles) at Cato?

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Millennial Communism

Murray Rothbard on millennial communism.

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The Last American Martyr

Murray Rothbard on what the Puritans did to the Quakers.

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The Rise of the Fisheries and the Merchants

Despite government intervention by the Puritans.

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The Dialectic of Destruction

Murray Rothbard on Marxism.

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The Decline of the Plymouth Colony

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Marx’s Path to Communism

Murray Rothbard on the real Karl Marx.

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Why QE3 Will Fail

Murray Rothbard explained it in advance.

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Marx and Alienation

Marx was much worse than his Marxoid followers, says Murray Rothbard.

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The Hermeneutical Invasion

In academia, when the Koch Brothers pony up.

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Hegel and the Man-God

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Hegel: The State as God’s Will

Hegel on the State as "God walking on Earth."

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The Fall of the New England Confederation

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The Fallacy of the Public Sector

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The Austrian Theory of Money

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P.T. Barnum Was Right

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The Legacy of Cesar Chavez

Murray Rothbard on Cesar Chavez.

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The Irrepressible Rothbard Essays of Murray N. Rothbard

Edited by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

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The Irrepressible Rothbard

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The Irrepressible Rothbard

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The War System and Its Intellectual Myths

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The Kennedy u201CRapeu201D Case

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Libertarianism in Ancient China

They taught in ancient China.

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The Story of the Mises Institute

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Long Live the Loophole

Only enemies of freedom, Republicans and Democrats, want to get rid of them, says Murray Rothbard.

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Kingdom Come: The Politics of the Millenium

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Outlawing Jobs: The Minimum Wage, Once More

Murray Rothbard on the minimum wage.

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The Economics of Gun Control

Murray Rothbard on what the Clintons tried.

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The Myth of Fed Independence

Murray Rothbard on the real status of the Fed.

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The Flag Flap

Is it a sacred religious object?

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A Hard Money Revolt

And fractional-reserve banksters.

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Anatomy of the Bank Run

It keeps fractional-reserve banksters in check, says Murray Rothbard.

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Orwell Lives

Murray Rothbard on Big Brother Dick Nixon.

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How Banks Go Bust

Murray Rothbard on what every depositor must know.

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How To Destatize

And fulfill the best of the American tradition – from Ann Hutchinson and Roger Williams to the Declaration of Independence.

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Bank Crisis!

Murray Rothbard explains why they're always in danger of going bust.

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Mrs. Thatcher’s Poll Tax

By her tax victims.

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On Resisting Evil

Murray N. Rothbard on our compelling moral obligation.

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Strategies for a Libertarian Victory

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Why Be Libertarian?

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Tax Day

A classic from Murray N. Rothbard.

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