Bettina bien greaves is a former resident scholar and trustee of the Foundation for Economic Education and was a senior staff member at FEE from 1951 to 1999. In five concise chapters, he traces the causation of the misunderstandings and resultant fears that cause resistance to economic development and social change.
The Anti-capitalistic Mentality Liberty Fund Library of the Works of Ludwig von Mises #ad - He enumerates and rebuts the economic arguments against and the psychological and social objections to economic freedom in the form of capitalism. In the anti-capitalistic mentality, the respected economist Ludwig von Mises plainly explains the causes of the irrational fear and hatred many intellectuals and others feel for capitalism.
Socialism: An Economic and Sociological AnalysisLudwig von Mises Institute #ad - It is also a critique of the implicit religious doctrines behind Western socialist thinking, a cultural critique of socialist teaching on sex and marriage, an attack on war socialism, an examination of the implications of radical human inequality, and refutation of collectivist methodology. For that reason, socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis led dozens of famous intellectuals, including a young F.
A. This masterwork is much more than a refutation of the economics of socialism although on that front, nothing else compares. In short, mises set out to refute socialism, and instead yanked out the egalitarian mentality from its very roots. Hayek, into a crisis of faith and a realist/libertarian political orientation.
Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis #ad - All the collectivist literature combined cannot equal the intellectual achievement of this one volume. To search for mises institute titles, enter a keyword and "LvMI" short for Ludwig von Mises Institute; e. G. Depression LvMI".
Marxism Unmasked LvMILudwig von Mises Institute #ad - He is warm, passionate, funny, and learned. And there are times when he reveals a level of rhetorical passion that you would never encounter in print. Everything the marxists say about exploitation is absolutely wrong! Lies! In fact, capitalism made it possible for many persons to survive who wouldn't have otherwise.
Some readers of mises's larger works have said that while his rigor is dazzling, the man himself can seem remote. He discusses marx and his place in the history of ideas, the destruction wrought by his dangerous ideology, the manner in which his followers have covered up his errors, and how the Marxists themselves have worked for so long to save Marxism from itself.
Marxism Unmasked LvMI #ad - The reader can nearly "hear" him speaking through the prose. He shares a lifetime of learning on topics that were and remain central to American public life. As the title indicates, his main focus is on Marxism. Mises was at his prime as a teacher and lecturer. This book provides a candid look at the man and his teaching style.
It demonstrates his dazzling command over the material, and teaches in a breezier way than his treatises. This volume contains nine lectures delivered over one week, 1952, from June 23 to July 3, at the San Francisco Public Library. For example, "the worst thing that can happen to a socialist is to have his country ruled by socialists who are not his friends.
Planned Chaos LvMILudwig von Mises Institute #ad - Rather than creating an orderly society, attempts at central planning have precisely the opposite effect. By short-circuiting the price mechanism and forcing people into economic lives contrary to their own chosing, central planning destroys the capital base and creates economic randomness that eventually ends by killing prosperity.
Planned Chaos LvMI #ad - This important work was written decades after Mises's original essay on economic calculation and includes the broadest and boldest attack on all forms of state control. To search for mises institute titles, enter a keyword and LvMI short for Ludwig von Mises Institute; e. G. Depression LvMI. The title comes from mises's description of the reality of central planning and socialism, whether of the national variety Nazism or the international variety communism.
The Theory of Money and Credit LvMILudwig von Mises Institute #ad - This edition includes mises's early blueprint, improved later in life, for a return to a fully backed gold standard and competitive banking. To search for mises institute titles, enter a keyword and LvMI short for Ludwig von Mises Institute; e. G. Depression LvMI. It made his reputation across Europe and established him as the most important economist of his age.
This mises institute edition is the first English edition, and it comes complete with an explanatory foreword by Murray Rothbard and a preface by Douglas French. This classic treatise was the first really great integration of microeconomics and macroeconomics, and it remains the definitive book on the foundations of monetary theory.
The Theory of Money and Credit LvMI #ad - Mises wrote this book for the ages, thorough, and it remains the most spirited, and scientifically rigorous treatise on money ever to appear. Step by step, mises presents the case for sound money without inflation and presents the beginnings of a full-scale business-cycle theory. As rothbard points out in his introduction to "the best book on money ever written, " economists have yet to absorb all its lessons.
Mises shows that money had its origin in the market, and that its value is based on its usefulness as a commodity in exchange.
LiberalismLudwig von Mises Institute #ad - It was written to address the burning question, If not socialism, and if not fascism or interventionism, what form of social arrangements is most conducive to human flourishing? Mises's answer, summed up in the title, is classical liberalism. Mises did more than restate classical-liberal doctrine. That is the grand contribution of this volume.
The program of liberalism, therefore, that is, would have to read: property, if condensed into a single word, private ownership of the means of production. He gave a thoroughly modern defense of freedom, one that corrected the errors of the old liberal school by rooting the idea of liberty in the institution of private property a subject on which the classical school was sometimes unclear.
Liberalism #ad - On immigration, he favors the freedom of movement. On culture, he praised the political virtue of tolerance. He shows that political decentralization and secession are the best means to peace and political liberty. All the other demands of liberalism result from this fundamental demand. But there are other insights too.
This is mises's classic statement in defense of a free society, one of the last statements of the old liberal school and a text from which we can continue to learn. It has been the conscience of a global movement for liberty for 80 years. As for religion, he recommends the complete separation of church and state.
Human ActionLulu.com #ad - It defends an a priori epistemology and underpins praxeology with a foundation of methodological individualism and speculative laws of apodictic certainty. Widely considered mises' magnum opus, it presents the case for laissez-faire capitalism based on praxeology, or rational investigation of human decision-making.
It rejects positivism within economics. Human action: a treatise on Economics is a work by the Austrian economist and philosopher Ludwig von Mises. Mises argues that the free-market economy not only outdistances any government-planned system, but ultimately serves as the foundation of civilization itself.
The Anatomy of the State LvMILudwig von Mises Institute #ad - Here rothbard binds together the cause of private-property capitalism with anarchist politics — truly the first thinker in the history of the world to fully forge the perspective that later came to be known as anarchocapitalism. He took all that he had learned from the misesian tradition and the liberal tradition and the anarchist tradition to put together what is really a new and highly systematic way of thinking about the entire subject of political economy and social thought.
Understanding his point of view has the effect on the reader of putting things together in a way that profoundly changes the way one sees the world. And rothbard explains all of this in a very short space — short enough to be read again and again as an inoculation against the creeping disease of statism.
The Anatomy of the State LvMI #ad - To search for mises institute titles, enter a keyword and LvMI short for Ludwig von Mises Institute; e. G. Depression LvMI. He shows how it is an institution that purports to hold the right to violate all that we otherwise hold as honest and moral, and how it operates under a false cover now and always. In the 20th century murray rothbard was known as the state's greatest living enemy, and The Anatomy of the State is his most succinct and powerful statement on the topic, a daring evidence of how he came to wear that designation proudly.
He explains what a state is and what it is not. He shows how the state wrecks freedom, destroys civilization, and threatens all lives and property and social well-being.
Why Government Is the Problem Essays in Public Policy Book 39Hoover Institution Press #ad - A more fundamental part is the difference between the self-interest of individuals when they are engaged in the private sector and the self-interest of the same individuals when they are engaged in the government sector. The major social problems of the united states—deteriorating education, lawlessness and crime, the collapse of family values, homelessness, the crisis in medical care—have been produced by well-intended actions of government.
That is easy to document. The power of special interests arising from the concentrated benefits of most government actions and their dispersed costs is only part of the answer. At the moment, term limits appear to be the reform that promises to be most effective in curbing Leviathan. ". The difficult task is understanding why government is the problem.
Why Government Is the Problem Essays in Public Policy Book 39 #ad - The result is a government system that is no longer controlled by "we, the people. Instead of lincoln's government "of the people, for the bureaucrats, by the bureaucrats, and for the people, " we now have a government "of the people, by the people, " including the elected representatives who have become bureaucrats.
Socialism Is Evil: The Moral Case Against Marx's Radical DreamThe Henry Dearborn Institute for Liberty #ad - The greatest threat facing the united states today doesn’t come from China, healthier, Iran, or even Russia; it’s the growing number of Americans who believe Karl Marx’s socialism provides the best strategy for making our communities safer, and more prosperous. Haskins argues it would be dangerous to attempt to create Marx’s utopian socialist world, and even more importantly, that such an attempt would be so highly immoral that it could reasonably be called “evil.
In socialism is evil, called “democratic socialism” by some, the differences between socialism and communism, Haskins makes the moral case against socialism and also describes in detail what socialists believe, why Marx’s socialism will never be completely adopted, and why even the more moderate European-style socialism, is highly immoral and anti-American.
Socialism Is Evil: The Moral Case Against Marx's Radical Dream #ad - Many socialists are kind, but sometimes, generous people with good intentions, good intentions can create devastating results. But the most significant danger posed by socialism isn’t that its implementation would lead to greater poverty and fewer property rights, it’s that socialism would create numerous moral problems, including the limits it would place on individual liberty and religious freedom.
In socialism is evil: the moral case against marx’s radical dream, conservative columnist and think tank research fellow Justin Haskins examines the moral perils of Marx’s socialism and explains why if socialism were to be imposed in its fullest form, it wouldn’t just damage people’s freedoms, it would obliterate them.
Socialism is evil briefly tackles some of the most important moral controversies surrounding Marx’s socialism, providing supporters of individual liberty with the tools they need to stop the rise of socialism in its tracks.
The Skyscraper Curse: And How Austrian Economists Predicted Every Major Economic Crisis of the Last CenturyLudwig von Mises Institute #ad - Thornton was among only a handful of economists to warn about the dangerous housing bubble in 2004, and again in 2006. The skyscraper Curse is Dr. Cabbies and waiters bought up condos with no money down in places like Las Vegas. Thornton’s book tells the story that needs to be told. And they need it, especially those under 40
Mark thornton's definitive work on booms and busts, and it explains why only Austrian economists really understand them. Given the shaky stock markets lately, 2018 may be the year the Fed’s latest bubble bursts. The housing crash, and the meltdown in equity markets less than a year later, were thoroughly explained by Austrian business cycle theory.
His work appears in outlets like wall street Journal, The Economist, Bloomberg, Barron’s, Forbes, and Investor’s Business Daily. And mark was the capable face of the Mises Institute during it all. Without a lay-friendly book like The Skyscraper Curse, millions more Americans will be duped by the next crash.
The Skyscraper Curse: And How Austrian Economists Predicted Every Major Economic Crisis of the Last Century #ad - All of it was made possible by the Fed and its mania for low interest rates. So when the experts said “nobody could have seen this coming, ” the Mises Institute had Mark’s articles and papers ready to go. Even people with terrible credit financed houses at five or seven times their annual income. It makes business cycle theory accessible to a whole new 21st-century audience.