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Book Review: Debt: The First 5,000 Years

Debt:  The First 5,000 Years, by David Graeber Now, in reading this book I had an advantage or disadvantage in that I already knew something about the author’s viewpoints from having read another book of his and already knowing that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Papal Economics

Papal Economics:  The Catholic Church On Democratic Capitalism, by Maciej Zieba Determining the papal views of anything political or economical is frequently a task that brings out the views of the writer more than the views of the pope.  When … Continue reading

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Book Review: For Good And Evil

For Good And Evil:  The Impact Of Taxes On The Course Of Civilization, by Charles Adams Even without knowing the author in person, this book gives a good idea of what he would be like.  He’s a bit of a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Economics Of The Free Society

Economics Of The Free Society, by Wilhelm Ropke One of the fascinating aspects of Wilhelm Ropke, a somewhat unjustly obscure economist in the present world, is that he explored the economic basis of the free society and spent a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Social Crisis Of Our Time

The Social Crisis Of Our Time, by Wilhelm Ropke In times of crisis like our own, it is a useful thing for us to ponder the relationship between our own crisis and those crises that have come before.  By understanding … Continue reading

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Book Review: Against The Tide

Against The Tide, by Wilhelm Ropke This particular book explores the thinking of Wilhelm Ropke towards the end of his life as he examined the tensions that many Western economies felt to adopt terrible economic policies.  This book is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Civitas Humana: A Humane Order Of Society

Civitas Humana:  A Humane Order Of Society, by Wilhelm Ropke When it comes to speaking about a humane societal order, Wilhelm Ropke is someone who not only talks the talk about speaking out in defense of the free society, he … Continue reading

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Book Review: Two Essays By Wilhelm Ropke

Two Essays By Wilhelm Ropke:  The Problem Of Economic Order; Welfare, Freedom, And Inflation, with an introduction by Johannes Overbeek For those who are not aware, Wilhelm Ropke is one of the most noted economists of the 20th century, a … Continue reading

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On The Supply And Demand Of Racism

It seems strange to think of racism as an economic “good” that has a supply and demand.  Yet we find ourselves in a strange place where people who possess the racism of soft expectations of others grovel and apologize for … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line:  Observations and Arguments On The Sports Business, by Andrew Zimbalist I must admit I was a bit disappointed with this book.  The fact that this book was painted as being an academic work that features observations and … Continue reading

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