Yang Jisheng’s 2013 Manhattan Institute Hayek Prize lecture:
In the space of four years, from 1958 to 1962, China experienced a disaster of historic proportions – the death by starvation of more than 30 million people. This occurred in a time of peace, without epidemic or abnormal climatic conditions. A confluence of historical factors caused . . . → Read More: Yang Jisheng — How Hayek Helped Me Understand China’s Tragedy
“In June 1961, BCL hosted a coming out party of sorts: the Symposium on Principles of Self-Organization at Allerton Park. The symposium brought together such notables as Warren McCulloch, general systems theorists Ludwig von Bertalanffy and Anatol Rapoport, Nobel economics laureate Friedrich Hayek, management guru Stafford Beer, neuropsychiatrist Ross Ashby, logician Lars . . . → Read More: Hayek at the 1961 Symposium on the Principles of Self Organization
“I started remarking against the idea of a common European currency, saying why not simply admit all the other currencies competing with yours, and then you don’t need a standard currency. People will choose the one which is best. That, of course, led me to the extension: Why confine it to other government moneys and . . . → Read More: Hayek on the Euro
Do an NGRAM search for such terms as “leftist” and “rightist” or “left deviationist” or “right deviationist” or “left winger” or “right winger”, etc. and it becomes crystal clear that the language of “left” and “right” come into the English language and American conversation in the 1920s and especially the 1930s.
Do a search of a . . . → Read More: NGRAM: “Left” & “Right” in OUR modern vocabulary comes out of Moscow and the Comintern
Here’s an archive of “Hayek” tweets Twittered from FriedrichHayek on Twitter.
Taking Hayek Seriously has been removed from Google search engine results.
Anyone have any idea why that would have happened?
“The general fact that booms have always appeared with a great increase of investment, a large part of which proved to be erroneous [is part of the basis for asserting that expectations regarding the future can be systematically mistaken].” — F. A. Hayek