Category Archives: Influence

It Usually Starts With Friedrich Hayek

Writer Charlotte Hays tells her story: Like most people who went into journalism in those halcyon days, I started out on the left.  We New Orleans scribblers loved then-Mayor Moon Landrieu, father of Senator Mary Landrieu, mostly because, in addition … Continue reading

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HAYEK IS EFFECTIVELY BLACKBALLED FROM THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

Friedrich Hayek is almost universally recognized as one of the most profound and influential thinkers of the modern period. But a person could throw rocks for a month on any campus in America and not hit a professor with any … Continue reading

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CHARLES BAIRD IN A VW BEATTLE WITH F. A. HAYEK

“I picked Hayek up from the airport in my VW Beetle and drove him to the Mills campus. I tried to talk with him about his work, but he seemed much more interested in learning about me.” From the Berkeley … Continue reading

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CAGE MATCH — JOHN STOSSEL VS KATE ZERNIKE

On the “obscurity” of F. A. Hayek.  Tonight.  In this cage match, Zernike would be the intellectual equivalent of the midget wrestler.

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It started with The Road to Serfdom

A profile of Ron Paul from The Atlantic.  Longish and predictably low brow / leftist, but informative for all that.

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The historic 2005 Hayek-in-Asia conference

Nonoy Oplas: Around late September 2005, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, in partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) sponsored the historic “The Constitution of Liberty in Asia” roundtable discussion (RTD) in Phuket, Thailand. For one day, around 20 of … Continue reading

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