Category Archives: Road to Serfdom

VIDEO Bruce Caldwell on Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom

Click here to watch Bruce Caldwell’s talk on Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom at Wake Forest in November. I love how excited Caldwell is here about history and doing history of economic thought.  I remember the excitement of discovering the … Continue reading

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AUDIO: NBC Radio Dramatization of F. A. Hayek’s “The Road to Serfdom” – Episode 96 of “Words at War”

NBC Radio’s “Words at War” – The Road to Serfdom, broadcast May 15, 1945.  Be patient.  The broadcast begins at about 00:15. Read a backgrounder on “Words at War” here.

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NGRAM — “ABSOLUTE POWER CORRUPTS ABSOLUTELY”

The quotation header to chapter 10 of Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom, published in 1944, is Lord Acton’s line, “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

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“HOW I BECAME AN ADVOCATE OF LIMITED GOVERNMENT”

James Ahiakpor tells his story: “The saying that “a conservative is a socialist mugged by reality,” or something to that effect, pretty much explains my journey toward my present views on the beneficence of market freedom, limited government spending, taxation, … Continue reading

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IN THE AGE OF THE MEGA-STATE, WHY CAN’T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG?

Mario Rizzo weighs in.

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REREADING

The Road to Serfdom and The Fatal Conceit.

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