Richard Ebeling
ASIN: B01L8I3V80
Publisher: The Future of Freedom Foundation
Pages: 419

Austrian Economics is the most powerful explanation of why governments, no matter how well-intentioned, lack the knowledge, wisdom and ability to direct the lives of multitudes of people better than those people can do for themselves.In this book, economist Richard Ebeling introduces you to the central ideas in Austrian Economics, as well as their importance for us today.Over the last 100 years, governments have attempted to replace people’s own free actions for mutual betterment with systems of government regulation, planning, redistribution and control. These have gone under the names of socialism, communism, fascism, National Socialism (Nazism) interventionism, welfare statism, “progressivism,” the “third-way,” social democracy, Keynesianism and many others. Their common premise is that those in political authority and power can micro- and macro-manage the social and ...
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