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 Statement on the Congressional Education Plan, May 23, 2001

Want To Become a Knowledgeable Libertarian?

by
Robert Wenzel
Economic
Policy Journal

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The list
below will not make anyone a scholar in libertarianism or an expert
in Austrian Economics, it is designed to introduce to the busy individual
the essence of libertarianism. There are 30 articles listed below.
If one reads one article, slowly and carefully, per day, by the
end of 30 days one should have a very strong grasp of libertarian
principles and a basic understanding of Austrian economics. The
list contains articles on a variety of topics, but does not cover
all possible libertarian topics. More than anything it provides
an overview of libertarianism and how libertarians think about issues
of the day. The completion of the 30 days of reading should not
be considered an ending point but rather the start of the beginning
of more detailed study.

Day 1 The
Task Confronting Libertarians
by Henry Hazlitt

Day 2 The
Fascist Threat
by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

Day 3 Free
Economy and Social Order
by Wilhelm Röpke

Day 4 The
Peculiar and Unique Position of Economics
by Ludwig von Mises

Day 5 What
Soviet Medicine Teaches
Us by Yuri Maltsev

Day 6 Economic
Depressions: Their Causes and Cures
by Murray Rothbard

Day 7 Is
Greater Productivity a Danger?
by David Gordon

Day 8 Taxation
Methods Evaluated
by Murray Rothbard

Day 9 Hitler
Was a Keynesian
by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

Day 10 Seeing
the Unseen
by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

Day 11 The
Watermelon Summit
by Thomas J. DiLorenzo

Day 12 Inequality
by Ludwig von Mises

Day 13 How
to Think Like an Economist
by Murray Rothbard

Day 14 The
Health Plan’s Devilish Principles
by Murray Rothbard

Day 15 Vices
Are Not Crimes
by Murray Rothbard

Day 16 Repudiate
the National Debt
by Murray Rothbard

Day 17 The
Fallacy of the ‘Public Sector’
by Murray Rothbard

Day 18 The
Road to Totalitarianism
by Henry Hazlitt

Day 19 The
Many Collapses of Keynesianism
by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

Day 20 The
Crippling Nature of Minimum Wage Laws
by Murray Rothbard

Day 21 Who
Owns Water
by Murray Rothbard

Day 22 Defending
the Slumlord
by Walter Block

Day 23 The
Freedom of Association
by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr

Day 24 How
to Help the Poor and Oppressed
by Walter Block

Day 25 Everything
You Love You Owe to Capitalism
by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

Day 26 Is
There a Right To Unionize?
by Walter Block

Day 27 What
If Public Schools Were Abolished?
by Llewellyn H. Rockwell,
Jr.

Day 28 Why
Austrian?
an interview with Robert Higgs

Day 29 Economics
and Moral Courage
by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

Day 30 Do
You Hate the State?
by Murray Rothbard

Reprinted
with permission from Economic
Policy Journal
.

June
12, 2012

©2012
Economic Policy Journal

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