Monthly Archives: April 2009

poll: The Top Hayekian Public Intellectuals in America — Preliminary Results

[Voting is still open — VOTE HERE] Here are preliminary results for the “The Top Hayekian Intellectuals in America” poll: Don Boudreaux 78 Thomas Sowell 77 Russ Roberts 64 Will Wilkinson 63 Robert Higgs 53 Ron Paul 52 Mario Rizzo … Continue reading

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lol: “I Don’t Speak Austrian” — Barack Obama

You’re telling me … In Strasbourg, France, Barack Obama told the audience that he doesn’t know what the term for ‘wheeling and dealing’ is in “Austrian” — watch the video here. Obama seems to have thought he was in Strasburg, … Continue reading

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road: Sales Figures for _The Road to Serfdom_

[UPDATE: Welcome Instapundit readers. Feel free to stop and look around.] I contacted Bruce Caldwell, and he sent along these sales numbers for the new Collected Works edition of Friedrich Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom edited by Bruce Caldwell, life-to-date … Continue reading

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road: _The Road to Serfdom_ Keeps on Chuggin’

F. A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom is currently the #463 bestseller at Amazon among ALL books. The book has been among the top 300-700 bestsellers among all books at Amazon for months now.  Remarkable.

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bust: Yes, Virginia, Alan Greenspan Is BS’ing America

Robert Murphy explains — with graphs.

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YOU VOTE — Who are the Top Hayekian Public Intellectuals in America?

It’s your turn. You decide who are the Top Hayekian Public Intellectuals in America. You can use whatever criteria you prefer. You can add any name you think is missing. You can pick as many choices as you feel deserve … Continue reading

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