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Walter Block

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Speeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesLibertarian PapersArticles of Interest

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of LibertyMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

Walter Block is the Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Economics at Loyola University, senior fellow of the Mises Institute, and regular columnist for LewRockwell.com.

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All Works

Come on Mr. Krugman, Give Real Libertarianism a Chance

01/30/2019Power & Market

As a libertarian, I strongly and enthusiastically support Krugman's claim of Republican hypocrisy. With regard to most of the rest of his assertions, I disagree.

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Zoning and the Free Market

Free MarketsInterventionismPrivate Property

12/28/2018Audio/Video
In this 90-minute 1981 lecture, Walter Block discusses the importance of allowing private markets — and not government planners — to decide how land and housing is used by those who buy, sell, and rent it.
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Walter Block Talks Space Capitalism on CSPAN

08/27/2018Power & Market
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Defending the "Gentrifier"

U.S. EconomySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog08/09/2018

Gentrification gets bad press. It would appear that the gentrifier (he who engages in gentrification) is a malign exploiter, a bully, someone who takes advantage of the weak and the poor. And these are the nice things said about him.

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