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On April 23, 1990, in Washington, DC, the Mises Institute sponsored the first Austrian school look at the post-socialist age. It went a long way toward developing a blueprint—consistent with the Austrian tradition—for dismantling the command economy. Featuring Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Krzysztof Ostaszewski, Yuri N. Maltsev, Gottfried Haberler, Kestutis Baltramatis, Murray N. Rothbard, and Joseph Sobran.

After the Revolution: Economics of De-Socialization Mises Institute

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On April 23, 1990, in Washington, DC, the Mises Institute sponsored the first Austrian school look at the post-socialist age. It went a long way toward developing a blueprint—consistent with the Austrian tradition—for dismantling the command economy. Featuring Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Krzysztof Ostaszewski, Yuri N. Maltsev, Gottfried Haberler, Kestutis Baltramatis, Murray N. Rothbard, and Joseph Sobran.

    De-Socialization in United Germany

    De-Socialization in United Germany

    Presented in 1990, Hoppe notes the errors already made in the process of German unification and offers an alternative free market solution.

    De-Socialization in Poland

    De-Socialization in Poland

    Presented in 1990, Krzysztof Ostaszewski offers a critique of Poland's half-way reforms and describes the obstacles the country faces in attempting to become a fully capitalist society.

    Remarks on De-Socialization

    Remarks on De-Socialization

    Presented in 1990, Gottfried Haberler (1900–1995), a student of Ludwig von Mises's in Austria, expresses his elation at the revolutionary events.

    Barriers to De-Socialization in the USSR

    Barriers to De-Socialization in the USSR

    Presented in 1990, Yuri N. Maltsev describes the miserable standard of living in the Soviet Union and explains how the economy could be fully privatized.

    De-Socialization of Lithuania

    De-Socialization of Lithuania

    Presented in 1990, Kęstutis Baltramatis speaks of Lithuania's plan to completely privatize industry and dramatically cut the size of the public sector.

    De-Socialization in Theory and Practice

    De-Socialization in Theory and Practice

    Presented in 1990, Rothbard explains that Mises and the Austrians forecasted the collapse of socialism, and points to the tremendous opportunity that exists for a social experiment in freedom.

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