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Libertarian Literature

As a lifelong reader with a bachelor’s degree in English literature, I feel qualified enough to make the casual and probably unobjectionable observation that most great art, film, or literature often comes with a decidedly socialist or at least social … Continue reading

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Marx Bullies Bastiat

Taken from a footnote toward the end of the first chapter, “The Commodity,” of Capital: Volume 1: Truly comical is M. Bastiat, who imagines that the ancient Greeks and Romans lived by plunder alone. For if people live by plunder for … Continue reading

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I’ve recently come to suspect more and more that my distaste for certain thinkers–I’m speaking of Karl Marx and John Maynard Keynes in particular here–isn’t wholly justified without at least a sampling of their important works. I think this criticism …

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