Below is my opening statement at a debate earlier this month in Las Vegas on abolishing the Federal Reserve. Gene Epstein (of Barron’s) and I debated John Fund and Warren Coats. The whole debate is available as a series of YouTubes or as a single whole via C-SPAN (give it a minute to load).… Read More
So now we’re being told that the economy needs more “stimulus.”Â Want to smash this argument to smithereens?Â Read Professor Shawn Ritenour’s article .Â If you’re dying for more, try my article “Tooth Fairy Economics” and my reportÂ for Euro Pacific Capital called “Beware of Obamanomics” (.pdf). What kind of author would I be if… Read More
Bob Murphy pummels the propagandists in his excellent new book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal .Â Finally someone with a clue about economics tackles these misunderstood episodes. Â Here’s my review .
Here’s some ammunition you can use to defend yourself when you’re told “deregulation” and the “free market” caused the economic crisis. Naturally, I recommend Meltdown , my new book on the crisis.Â ( Read a free chapter! )Â Then I suggest my Articles page , where I’ve just posted links to some… Read More
Here I am last weekend in Seattle, assessing the state of things in front of a big, fired-up crowd. UPDATE: Here’s a YouTube, taken by someone in the audience. Unfortunately, the official video from public TV has proven too unreliable. If you click on the… Read More