Category Archives: Intellectuals

Interview — Russ Roberts on the Keynes / Hayek Rap Video

Glenn Reynolds talks public domain economics and rap video with George Mason economist Russ Roberts:

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Justin Fox — More B*llsh*t On Hayek

The second-hand dealers in ideas constantly make a hash of things.  Justin Fox is a multi-time offender when it comes to spreading falsehoods about Hayek’s economics, and his latest is to get Hayek’s post-bust economics all wrong.  Hayek explicitly opposed … Continue reading

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bs: Hayek on John Kenneth Galbraith, Journalism & B*llsh*t

Hayek spent some time thinking about the role of intellectuals and other “second hand dealers in ideas” (see, for example, Hayek’s essay “The Intellectuals and Socialism” (pdf)).  Here from the 1978 UCLA oral history, Hayek discusses the problem of b*llsh*t … Continue reading

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radio: Rush Limbaugh on Brooks, Hayek & Obama

Quotable: It’s puzzling, because these people are smart.  Friedrich von Hayek, one of my most admired people, an economist, among the places he taught was the University of Chicago.  He was a free market capitalist.  His Road to Serfdom, great … Continue reading

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