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Hoppe’s Foreword to “White, Right, and Libertarian”

Please Consider Purchasing A Copy Of White, Right, and Libertarian.  Also, see "Clearing Up the Hoppe Foreword Controversy."   The social theory sailing nowadays under the label “Austro-Libertarianism” has a long and prominent history going back many centuries, culminating during the second half of the 20th century in the work of Murray N. Rothbard, and continued today… Continue reading Hoppe’s Foreword to “White, Right, and Libertarian”

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Libertarianism and the Alt-Right: Distinct Yet Complementary

Please Consider Purchasing A Copy Of White, Right, and Libertarian https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TICdCM4j7x8 (Speech delivered at the 12th annual meeting of the Property and Freedom Society in Bodrum, Turkey, on September 17, 2017) We know the fate of the term liberal and liberalism. It has been affixed to so many different people and different positions that it has… Continue reading Libertarianism and the Alt-Right: Distinct Yet Complementary

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Natural Aristocracies Are Best Suited To Govern A Libertarian Society

The following is a summary of some highlights found in Hoppe's "From Aristorcracy, To Monarchy, To Democracy" found on Reddit This is a short text in the first place, but it explains Hoppe's conception of the natural elite or natural aristocracy perhaps better than Hoppe's longer works (which also depend on the concept). In a… Continue reading Natural Aristocracies Are Best Suited To Govern A Libertarian Society

Politics/Economics

Privatize Everything: Defining Private, Common, and Public Property

https://youtu.be/nNTDqAunbCc This article was first published as "Of Private, Common, and Public Property and the Rationale for Total Privatization” Libertarian Papers 3, 1 (2011). I have three goals. First, I want to clarify the nature and function of private property. Second, I want to clarify the distinction between "common" goods and property and "public" goods… Continue reading Privatize Everything: Defining Private, Common, and Public Property

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Marxist and Austrian Class Analysis

[From Chapter 4 of The Economics and Ethics of Private Property by Hans-Hermann Hoppe.] I will do the following in this chapter: First, I will present a series of theses that constitute the hard-core of the Marxist theory of history. I claim that all of them are essentially correct. Then I will show how these true theses… Continue reading Marxist and Austrian Class Analysis