Dan McCarthy writes : Right now it’s fashionable to bash the right as too anti-statist and downright Randian. Francis Fukuyama hops on the bandwagon in a recent Financial Times op-ed calling for a more Hamiltonian, Theodore-Rooseveltian Republican Party. But isn’t that just what George W. Bush… Read More
Archives for August 2012
I ask Jeff Herbener about this. Here’s Jeff’s full-length, step-by-step analysis of how economics should be done, and why it’s a category mistake to apply the “scientific method” to a discipline like economics. And here’s my neat little interview with Jeff about how he went from being a mainstream economics professor… Read More
This video features me along with a bunch of economists.
Politico has an article called “ Paul Ryan’s Voting Record: Big-Spending Conservatism .” My favorite part is the statement by Amy Kremer, who chairs the Tea Party Express. I’ll take it apart a bit. I think that he’s somebody who’ll stand up and accept responsibility for previous actions. Translation: When he’s… Read More
In the latest issue of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, Lucas Engelhardt, a professor of economics at Kent State University, takes on one of the most common arguments against Austrian business cycle theory — namely, that entrepreneurs should become wise to the Fed’s game… Read More
You won’t do better than this collection of truth-telling posts.
That’s it; I’ve decided I’m sharing an interesting song or two every week. I love the raw sound of early Genesis, with Peter Gabriel at the helm. Here’s Can-Utility and the Coastliners (1972):