I stayed up late last night finishing The Queen’s Gambit , a novel recommended to me by the great Walter Block. I disagree with reviewers who say you don’t need to be interested in chess to enjoy it. But if you do love the game, you will be… Read More
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Although my own degrees are in history, I get a lot of requests for advice from prospective graduate students in economics. I always recommend three things. First, Walter Block’s list of Austrian-sympathetic economics departments and faculty . I then recommend this post and this post from Joe Salerno. Hope you find them helpful.
Today we discuss Walter’s classic work, Defending the Undefendable. The rogues gallery Walter seeks to rehabilitate in this episode includes the middleman, the slumlord, the speculator, and more. Sponsor Skillshare is an online learning community with over 21,000 classes in design, business, technology, and more.… Read More
I wonder what Walter Williams would think of the suggestion that the libertarian movement is “too white,” or that it’s that way because libertarians are gratuitously mean to nonwhites or have not abased themselves sufficiently. The Anarchist Notebook writes: I like to consider myself a calm person. Most… Read More
David Stockman on Krugman, the Fed, and the Future Guest: David Stockman January 2 The Economics of Obamacare Guest: Robert P. Murphy January 3 Cop Block Guest: Pete Eyre January 6 The Nullification Agenda for 2014 Guest: Michael Boldin January 7 Julie Borowski: Token Libertarian Girl Guest: Julie Borowski January 8 Low-Cost Private Schools in the Developing World Guest: Pauline Dixon January 9 Jury Nullification Guest: Steve Silverman January 10 Iran Sanctions Guest: Daniel McAdams January 13 The Episode of the Year Guest: Brad Birzer January 14 What If a Drone Hit an American Wedding? Guest: Connor Boyack January 15 Paramilitary Police Guest: John Payne January 16 Ben Swann Returns Guest: Ben Swann January 17 What Bush and Obama Accomplished Guest: Scott Horton January 21 Libertarians Are Scary! Guest: Jacob Hornberger January 22 Raise the Minimum Wage? Guest: Robert P. Murphy January 23 Walter Williams on Nullification, Secession, and More Guest: Walter Williams January 24 Peter Schiff on Investing Guest: Peter Schiff January 28 The Real Second Amendment Guest: Stephen Halbrook January 29 Ukraine and McCain Guest: Daniel McADAMS January 30 World War I: Sleepwalk to Suicide Guest: Paul Gottfried January 31
Here’s an article that looks at the status of various state-level bills seeking to nullify new firearms regulations potentially coming from the federal government. It begins with this interesting observation about state defiance of federal marijuana laws: Shortly after voters in Colorado and Washington State approved measures that legalized… Read More
These Iran resolutions are straight out of Orwell. We have to keep an eye on aggressive activities by Iran in the Western hemisphere. Right. H.R. 3783 Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act of 2012 States that it is U.S. policy to use a comprehensive… Read More