The Candlemakers’ Petition

The Candlemakers’ Petition

Gentlemen: You are on the right track.

Richard Cobden and the Triumph of Ideas

Richard Cobden and the Triumph of Ideas

Richard Cobden was a 19th century British textile manufacturer and British politician famous for his opposition to the British Corn Laws. A notable thinker, as well, Cobden promoted the importance of ideas, peace, and free trade as superior to the…

Deflation and Liberty

Deflation and Liberty

Should Austrians fear a deflationary spiral? Guido Hülsmann says quite the contrary.

Socialism, Economic Calculation and Entrepreneurship

Socialism, Economic Calculation and Entrepreneurship

Can rational economic decisions be made in a socialist economy?

Keynes, the Man

Keynes, the Man

“To sum up Keynes: arrogant, sadistic, power besotted bully, deliberate and systemic liar, intellectually irresponsible, an opponent of principle, [...] and a fascist. Outside of that I guess he was a great guy.” – Murray Rothbard