Murray N. Rothbard, the author of 25 books and thousands of articles, was a historian, philosopher, and dean of the Austrian School of economics. The S.J. Hall Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, he was also Academic Vice President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.
This book is highly educational on the US monetary system and in particular how government-sanctioned counterfeiting (effectively) by the Federal Reserve has diminished the value... Read morePublished 2 months ago by N. E. Spencer
Although published in 1994, this book is as relevant today as it was then. In fact, if the author's recommendations had been followed then it is likely that the 2008 recession... Read morePublished 3 months ago by systemguy
Never has there been a better case made against fractional reserve banking.
Rothbard very clearly reasons against the evils of an elastic money supply. Read more
A straightforward and we'll laid out case for why we are in the fiscal mess we are today. Much simpler than the Jekyll Island book (which is good in itself) but this is for those... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Frank E
His main argument seems to be that since bankers were the main force behind the creation of the Fed then the Fed must be bad. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Clifford Collins
It's short, and to the point. Rothbard, as promised, makes the case alright. It's a great short read that really everyone should be familiar with, but particularly those who talk... Read morePublished 8 months ago by mike
Great book, brings the history of money and currency into perspective.Published 9 months ago by Douglas I. Fenby