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Conceived in Liberty, Volume 5: The New Republic: 1784–1791

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 TAGS    U.S. History   History of the Austrian School of Economics   Political Theory   Murray N. Rothbard   The fifth volume of  Conceived in Liberty  highlights the most important battle of the American project — one that continues to this day — the conflict between those who want to centralize power, and those who choose to stand to defend the American heritage of liberty.  This book features a foreword by Judge Andrew Napolitano, a preface by Dr. Thomas E. Woods, and an introduction by Dr. Patrick Newman. Narrated by Millian Quinteros.  Author:  Murray N. Rothbard   Murray N. Rothbard made major contributions to economics, history, political philosophy, and legal theory. He combined Austrian economics with a fervent commitment to individual liberty. Download audio file   READ MORE

A Theory of Socialism and Capitalism

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TAGS    Calculation and Knowledge   Interventionism   Political Theory   Hans-Hermann Hoppe 's first treatise in English — actually his first book in English — and the one that put him on the map as a social thinker and economist to watch. He argued that there are only two possible archetypes in economic affairs: socialism and capitalism. All systems are combinations of those two types. The capitalist model he defines as pure protection of private property, free association, and exchange — no exceptions. All deviations from that ideal are species of socialism, with public ownership and interference with trade. Narrated by Jim Vann. Download audio file   READ MORE

The Private Production of Defense

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TAGS   War and Foreign Policy   Political Theory   Hans-Hermann Hoppe  takes on the most difficult subject in economic and political theory: the provision of security. He argues that the service is better provided by free markets than government, while addressing a hundred counter-arguments. Here we have an important updating of an argument rarely made even in the libertarian tradition.  Narrated by Jim Vann. Download audio file   READ MORE

The Myth of National Defense Part 1

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 TAGS   War and Foreign Policy   Interventionism   Monopoly and Competition   Political Theory   Hans-Hermann Hoppe  Need the state to provide national defense? Think again, and get ready for a wild intellectual ride. With eleven chapters by top libertarian scholars on all aspects of defense, this book edited by Hans-Hermann Hoppe represents an ambitious attempt to extend the idea of free enterprise to the provision of security services.  Narrated by George Pickering.   Download audio file   READ MORE

The Myth of National Defense Part 2

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 TAGS   War and Foreign Policy   Interventionism   Monopoly and Competition   Political Theory   Hans-Hermann Hoppe  Need the state to provide national defense? Think again, and get ready for a wild intellectual ride. With eleven chapters by top libertarian scholars on all aspects of defense, this book edited by Hans-Hermann Hoppe represents an ambitious attempt to extend the idea of free enterprise to the provision of security services.  Narrated by George Pickering.   Download audio file   READ MORE

Free Private Cities: Making Governments Compete For You

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 TAGS    Decentralization and Secession ,  Free Markets ,  Private Property   Titus Gebel   Download audio file     READ MORE

Busting Myths about the State and the Libertarian Alternative

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TAGS    Big Government   Free Markets   Other Schools of Thought   Zack Rofer   There are many popular myths that are used to try to justify the existence of the state, and also many popular myths about libertarianism and the free market. Zack Rofer's work explodes both sets of myths, and is both a primer for those taking a first look at these topics, as well as a tool for libertarians looking to sharpen their advocacy.  Narrated by Jim Vann.  Download audio file READ MORE