Category Archives: America
What is happening in Wisconsin, California, New Jersey, Illinois, et al — and in Washington, D.C. — should remind educated people of nothing less that the economic crisis of Weimar Germany, when governments captured by public sector workers and the … Continue reading
PBS’s Paul Solman on the midterm elections.
Forty year old Congressman Paul Ryan is set to lead the House Budget Committee when the GOP takes control in January.
Hayek fan and tea-party favorite Justin Amash wins Michigan-3 in a landslide. Amash is 30 years old, holds a B.A. in economics from the U. of Michigan, and a law degree from the same university.
Richard Ebeling looks at the race toward serfdom in America in the wake of the Bush / Obama train wreck.
From Robert Samuelson: In theory, expanding public welfare could offset eroding private welfare. President Obama’s health-care proposal reflects that logic. The trouble is that the public sector also faces enormous cost pressures, driven by an aging population and rising health … Continue reading