Reading List


Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics By Henry Hazlitt

The go-to primer on basic economics and free market capitalism through an Austrian economist’s lens:

The Revolution By Ron Paul

A concise primer on Libertarianism that steps through a wide array of topics and outlines a consistent libertarian philosophy:

The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History By Tom Woods

A quick and easy read on a variety of historical events in the United States:


The Anatomy of the State By Murray Rothbard

A concise but thorough essay on the importance of liberty and laissez-faire economics:

The Left, The Right and The State By Lew Rockwell

The founder of the Mises Institute put together a manifesto with a new take on Rothbard’s principles:


Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market By Murray Rothbard

Dense, but a comprehensive classic.

Human Action: A Treatise on Economics By Ludwig Von Mises

Also dense, but also a comprehensive classic.

Full List




Other Resources

Mises Beginner Video Series: A short video series on major Libertarian topics

Econlib Encyclopedia: A comprehensive guide with short summaries on a variety of topics

Libertarian Reddit Wiki: Comprehensive reading list, definitions, podcasts, etc

Virtual Libertarian Reading Group


Tom Woods Show: The premier Libertarian podcast from a thought leader covering various topics

Soho Forum Debates: Incredible debate series on various topics

Peter Schiff Show: Finance related with a focus on the Fed and gold

Ron Paul Liberty Report: Ron Paul’s classic daily update

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