Defending the Undefendable, Online

11 April 2008 at 12:16 am Leave a comment

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I forgot to mention that Defending the Undefendable is also available in a free online edition. Text and pictures!

Table of contents below the fold:

Defending the Undefendable: The Pimp, Prostitute, Scab, Slumlord, Libeler, Moneylender, and Other Scapegoats in the Rogue’s Gallery of American Society

Walter Block

Ludwig von Mises Institute
Auburn, Alabama

Copyright © 2008 Ludwig von Mises Institute
Copyright © 1991 Fox and Wilkes
Copyright © 1976 by Fleet Press Corporation


Foreword by Murray N. Rothbard
Commentary by F.A. Hayek


I. Sexual

1. The Prostitute
2. The Pimp
3. The Male Chauvinist Pig

II. Medical

4. The Drug Pusher
5. The Drug Addict

III. Free Speech

6. The Blackmailer
7. The Slanderer and Libeler
8. The Denier of Academic Freedom
9. The Advertiser
10. The Person Who Yells “Fire!” in a Crowded Theater

IV. Outlaw

11. The Gypsy Cab Driver
12. The Ticket Scalper
13. The Dishonest Cop

V. Financial

14. The (Nongovernment) Counterfeiter
15. The Miser
16. The Inheritor
17. The Moneylender
18. The Noncontributor to Charity

VI. Business and Trade

19. The Curmudgeon
20. The Slumlord
21. The Ghetto Merchant
22. The Speculator
23. The Importer
24. The Middleman
25. The Profiteer

VII. Ecology

26. The Stripminer
27. The Litterer
28. The Wastemakers

VIII. Labor

29. The Fat Capitalist-Pig Employer
30. The Scab
31. The Rate Buster
32. The Employer of Child Labor

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