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Organized Crime: The Unvarnished Truth About Government by [DiLorenzo, Thomas J.]
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Politics and thieves, coercion and regulation, fascism and the Fed, centralization and liberty, workers and unions, trade and freedom, free-market
achievements and government disasters in American history—this book covers it all!

Organized Crime
collection of essays in the tradition of Austrian political economy—a combination of applied economics and the study of governmental reality.
Unlike “mainstream” economists who are content to spin mathematical model after mathematical model which explain little or nothing about the real world,
DiLorenzo’s focus has always been just the opposite—to use economic understanding to gain a better understanding of how the political-economic world works.
Austrian economics is indispensable to succeed at this task.

The book is divided into six sections: “Coercion and Regulation” analyzes various aspects of government regulation of business; “Politics and Thieves” is
of course about the inherent nature of government; “Centralization versus Liberty” discusses the never-ending quest by statists to monopolize and
centralize political power so as to isolate themselves as much as possible from public influence; “Money and the State” describes the myriad evils of
central banking, which was always thought of by its original proponents in America as an engine of corruption; “Workers and Unions” discusses various labor
union myths and superstitions that too often cloud the public’s thinking about the reality of labor markets; and “Truth and Lies about Markets” is a
taxonomy of some of the main market-failure myths that have long been used to illegitimately advance the cause of economic interventionism, as well as some
newer ones.

In Organized Crime: The Unvarnished Truth About Government, Thomas J. DiLorenzo strips away the vast apparatus of establishment propaganda and
exposes the government smokescreen. No statist lies are safe from his scrutiny. In his straightforward and methodical approach to uncovering truths of
freedom, liberty has a champion.

Introduction: Austrian Political Economy
Section One: Coercion and Regulation
1 Four Thousand Years of Price
2 The Other War
3 Who Will Regulate the Regulators?
4 Regulation and the Stock Market
5 Our Totalitarian Regulatory Bureaucracy
6 Antitrust, Anti-Truth
7 Antitrust Luddites
8 Socialized Healthcare vs the Laws of Economics
Section Two: Politics and Thieves
9 Pay to Play: Why the Fuss?
10 Fed-ACORN Criminality
11 Price Gouging: The Real Problem
12 Farmed Robbery
13 The Founding Father of Crony Capitalism
14 The Curse of Instigationism
15 The State’s Media Lapdogs
Section Three: Centralization versus Liberty
16 Freedom and Federalism
17 The Origins of Nullification
18 The Real Meaning of the Fourth of July
19 Electing US Senators was a Bad Idea
20 False Virtue: The Politics of Lying About History
21 How (and Why) the Lincoln Myth was Invented
22 Centralization Lets the Worst Rise to the Top
23 Death by Government: The Missing Chapter
24 The Birth of American Imperialism
25 Paul Krugman’s Politically-Correct “Civil War” Delusions
26 Grand Old Tyrants
27 Facialism: The New American System
28 In Defense of Sedition
29 Distorting History in the Service of the State
Section Four: Money and the State
30 Central Banking as an Engine of Corruption
31 States’ Rights vs Monetary Monopoly
32 How Central Banking Hides the Cost of War
33 How the Fed Creates Unemployment
34 The Myth of a “Libertarian” Fed
35 The Myth of the “Independent” Fed
36 Why the Government is Responsible for the Sub-Prime
Mortgage Meltdown
Section Five: Workers and Unions
37 The Political Economy of Government Employee Unions
38 The Inherent Violence of Unions
39 The False Ideological Foundation of Unionism
40 Markets, Not Unions, Give us Leisure and Safety on the Job
41 The Union Conspiracy Against Walmart Employees
...53 chapters total

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  • Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute (July 20 2012)
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  • Language: English
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