Jay Rhine writes: I was just listening to your 11/6 podcast, “That Australian Minimum Wage.” At the end, you mentioned that union’s like minimum wage increases since it reduces their competition. While true, you did not mention the more direct reason why many unions like minimum wages. That is that their wages… Read More
Archives for November 2013
November 18: Clarion University, Clarion, PA Carlson Library, Level A, 7:00pm “Government: How Your Seventh Grade Textbook Got It All Wrong” November 19: Penn State University, State College, PA 004 Business Building, 7:00pm (Same topic as at Clarion) November 20: St. Louis University School of… Read More
Think “police state” rhetoric is overblown? Wait until you hear my chat with John Whitehead, author of A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State . The video below was made by a listener, who edited my chat with John Whitehead down to the bare essentials; even “John Whitehead, welcome to the program”… Read More
I haven’t been blogging for a few days because we’ve been working out site problems. I think the blog functionality is fully back now. Old urls are not always working, but they should all be back to normal within 48 hours at the latest. If… Read More
John McCain says, “People are telling me to run for president again.” So now we have another reason not to vote for McCain: he hears imaginary voices.
I’m speaking at Miami University, Ohio, tonight at 7:00pm in Taylor Auditorium of the Farmer School of Business.
Next week on the Tom Woods Show : Foreign-policy update with Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute, me on deflation (ooh, scary!), Bob Murphy on Modern Monetary Theory, David Friedman on anarcho-capitalism, and George Reisman on whether robots will take all our jobs.