by Robert Wenzel: Is
Peter Schiff a Racist?
Kochtopus has launched a new web site,
glance of the site might give you the impression that David Boaz
reading list that mentions Boaz, but no mention of Ludwig
von Mises or Murray Rothbard.
foundations" reading list with the first book being a Boaz
book, but no mention of Mises or Rothbard.
history of libertarianism reading list, the first book mentioned
is a Boaz book, but no mention of Mises or Rothbard.
is no work of Mises or Rothbard mentioned others getting on the
reading list include, P. J. O'Rourke, Milton Friedman, Matt Ridley,
Richard Epstein, Robert Nozick, John Locke.
an essay section that includes writings of, you guessed it, many
by David Boaz. In addition, essays by Tom Plamer, Nat Hentoff,
Gerald O'Driscoll, Nathaniel Branden, Frederick Douglass, Adam
Smith. But no mention of Mises or Rothbard.
Rothbard do get
profiles and there are other mentions, including some Rothbard
videos. But anyone looking at the reading lists or essays, logically
a first stop for learning more, would get the impression that
the seeds of libertarianism were planted by, say, Adam Smith and
John Locke (and perhaps Tom Palmer) followed by a great leap over
to David Boaz.
new to libertarianism, here's a few books and essays the Kochtopus
appears to have missed. Fourty-one books and essay compilations
Murray Rothbard and thirty three books and essay compilations
by Ludwig von Mises. For the record, the best introductory book
on libertarianism is Murray Rothbard's For
A New Liberty.
with permission from Economic
Economic Policy Journal
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