Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) was the dean of the Austrian School of economics, the founder of libertarianism, and an exemplar of the Old Right. The author of thousands of articles and 25 books, he was also Lew Rockwell's great teacher and mentor. LewRockwell.com is dedicated to Murray's memory, and seeks to follow his fearless example.
Rothbard: Protectionism Wrecks Prosperity Hey, Pat. Anti-trade policies hurt American businessmen and consumers-not to speak of the cause of liberty-while enriching pressure groups and strengthening government.