History/Culture, Politics/Economics

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

Politics/Economics

What Libertarianism Is

Originally Published at Mises.org Property, Rights, and Liberty Libertarians tend to agree on a wide array of policies and principles. Nonetheless, it is not easy to find consensus on what libertarianism's defining characteristic is, or on what distinguishes it from other political theories and systems. Various formulations abound. It is said that libertarianism is about… Continue reading What Libertarianism Is

Politics/Economics

Law In An Anarcho-Capitalist Society

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6V0XzJfm8U The Problem of Social Order Alone on his island, Robinson Crusoe can do whatever he pleases. For him, the question concerning rules of orderly human conduct — social cooperation — simply does not arise. This question can only arise once a second person, Friday, arrives on the island. Yet even then, the question remains… Continue reading Law In An Anarcho-Capitalist Society

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Going Nuclear (Family) Against The State

The nuclear family, defined as a monogamous pair bonded couple raising their mutual offspring, is the first and last defense of private property and, by extension, civilization itself.  Unfortunately, Cultural Marxism is progressively eroding these fundamental pillars of civilization, making it the greatest threat to our way of life and standard of living. The Neolithic Revolution,… Continue reading Going Nuclear (Family) Against The State

Politics/Economics

Hoppe On Why Mises > Hayek

Let me begin with a quote from an article that my old friend Ralph Raico wrote some 15 years ago: Ludwig von Mises and F. A. Hayek are widely considered the most eminent classical liberal thinkers of this century. They are also the two best known Austrian economists. They were great scholars and great men.… Continue reading Hoppe On Why Mises > Hayek