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The Forgotten Hazlitt Book

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Most of you know the great journalist Henry Hazlitt for his remarkable Economics in One Lesson. But in this episode, Jeff Deist discusses Hazlitt's virtually unknown 1942 book A New Constitution Now, which is nothing short of a how-to guide for remaking the US constitutional system. Hazlitt was concerned about FDR's third term and what ...

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Most of you know the great journalist Henry Hazlitt for his remarkable Economics in One Lesson. But in this episode, Jeff Deist discusses Hazlitt's virtually unknown 1942 book A New Constitution Now, which is nothing short of a how-to guide for remaking the US constitutional system. Hazlitt was concerned about FDR's third term and what it meant for presidential power, along with what he saw as the benefits of a quasi-parliamentary government for the US. This is a radical and controversial book, with detailed proposals and serious rebuttals to likely objections. It's a book that deserves a wider audience, especially by those frustrated with the two-party stranglehold on DC.

Also, get your free copies of Economics in One Lesson at Mises.org/OneLesson.

Jeff Deist
Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute. For many years he was an advisor to Ron Paul and a tax attorney specializing in mergers and acquisitions for private equity clients.

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