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A Theory of Socialism and Capitalism

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TAGSCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionismPolitical 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.
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The Private Production of Defense

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TAGSWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical 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.
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The Myth of National Defense Part 2

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TAGSWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical 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.
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The Myth of National Defense Part 1

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TAGSWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical 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.
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Free Private Cities: Making Governments Compete For You

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Busting Myths about the State and the Libertarian Alternative

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TAGS Big GovernmentFree MarketsOther 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