"The future of mankind depends on the ability of the elite to influence public opinion in the right direction."

--Ludwig von Mises--

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Welcome to Austro-Libertarian

Our vision is the advancement of the Misesian-Rothbardian framework. Ludwig von Mises and Murray N. Rothbard were two of the foremost defenders of individual liberty in the 20th century. From them, we have a tremendous system of economic and political thought that provides the antidote for rampant statism in our time.

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“Libertarians make no exceptions to the golden rule and provide no moral loophole, no double standard, for government.”

--Murray N. Rothbard--


How Politicians Pander

Bob Wenzel notes: House Speaker Paul Ryan has announced that he will not seek re-election in November. Ryan listed Rand’s, Atlas Shrugged, as one of the three books he most frequently rereads but the principles of Rand never seemed to…

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Political Theory

Liberalism and Loneliness?

The weekend opinion section of the Washington Post published a short piece reflecting on Patrick Deneen’s book “Why Liberalism Failed.” Titled “Liberalism is Loneliness,” the article offers an opportunity to interact with the same complaints against classical liberalism that have…

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Society and Culture, Uncategorized

The Unique Importance of the Tory Anarchist

If ever there was a phrase that deserved more widespread repute in libertarian circles, it is the charming title “Tory Anarchist,” which Murray Rothbard— though not the first to apply it— gave to the likes of H.L. Mencken and Albert Nock in his book The Betrayal of the American Right. What he meant by this phrase, together with a case for its adoption today, are the themes of the present article.

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