Monthly Archives: June 2010

Kindle price cut — $189

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

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An English professor discovers Friedrich Hayek

From The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Yes, it’s comic relief courtesy of Taking Hayek Seriously.

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The Road to Serfdom in Britain

The part Hayek nailed with a sledge hammer — the decline of character in Britain since WWII. Related — the two Britains. HT Instapundit.

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There a LOT more to “Road to Serfdom”

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

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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

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All “Hayek” discounted at Amazon

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.

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