Monthly Archives: June 2010
Amazon cut the price of a Kindle to $189 today, responding to a price cut on the Nook. For another $9.35 you can have a copy of The Road to Serfdom loaded on your Kindle, or any other Kindle compatible … Continue reading
From The Chronicle of Higher Education. Yes, it’s comic relief courtesy of Taking Hayek Seriously.
The part Hayek nailed with a sledge hammer — the decline of character in Britain since WWII. Related — the two Britains. HT Instapundit.
than imagined in Paul Samuelson’ s small little mind. Max Borders explains. Choice bits: “there is more to The Road to Serfdom than concerns about the political economy that leads to totalitarianism. A lot, in fact. Hayek goes over many … Continue reading
N. Korea turns to private markets in food; in Venezuela mountains of food rot in a government warehouse
In North Korea the government turns to private markets in food in order to avert famine; meanwhile in Venezuela 80,000 tons of food rots in a government warehouse. Somehow, I don’t think these two stories are unrelated. HT Instapundit and … Continue reading
Almost every book written by Hayek or written about Hayek on the Amazon web site is currently available at discount. A lot of books on Austrian economics are also discounted.