Category Archives: BS

Chrystia Freeland — “Who’s Lying about Hayek Now” Winner!

Here in Reuters.   No, Chrystia, you won’t find “God-given rights” in Hayek.  It pays to slow down enough to get your facts in order, while in the midst of typing away.  Chrystia is “Global Editor-at-Large” for the often suspect news … Continue reading

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Richard Peet of Clark U. – Our Latest “Who’s Lying About Hayek Now?” Contestant

Hayek is famous among libertarian academics for being a critic of 19th century laissez faire.  (See, for example, Walter Bock, “Hayek’s Road to Serfdom”).  Indeed, one of the most famous lines in Hayek’s mega-seller The Road to Serfdom is an … Continue reading

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HOW DID WE END UP WITH A BARACK OBAMA AS PRESIDENT?

Here is a good part of the explanation.  I might also recommend this book.

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macro: Roger Garrison Takes a Sledge Hammer to Brad DeLong’s Latest Trade Cycle “Argument”

That’s my impression, but you be the judge.

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