A Theory of Socialism and Capitalism

Review provided by The Mises Institute Here is Hans Hoppe‘s first treatise in English – actually his first book in English – and the one that put him on the map as a social thinker and economist to watch. He argued that there are only two possible archetypes in economic affairs: socialism and capitalism. All […]

The Private Production of Defense

Review provided by The Mises Institute Hans Hoppe takes on the most difficult subject in economic and political theory: the provision of security. He argues that the service is better provided by free markets than government, while addressing a hundred counter-arguments. Here we have an important updating of an argument rarely made even in the […]

What Must Be Done

Lecture given at “The Bankruptcy of American Politics” conference, sponsored by the Mises Institute and held in Newport Beach, California; January 24–25, 1997. A slightly more appropriate title would be “Society, State, and Liberty: The Austro-Libertarian Strategy of Social Revolution.” So I want to step up things a little bit after all these moderate talks that […]