George Soros Attacks Hayek

Text of George Soros’s presentation at the Cato Institute today here. At the same Cato Institute event today Hayek scholar Bruce Caldwell — who is funded by Soros — explained to Soros that he has Hayek all wrong and that at a fundamental level Hayek’s work actually supports many of Soros’s views and opinions on . . . → Read More: George Soros Attacks Hayek

George Soros, Richard Epstein & Bruce Caldwell on Hayek’s The Constitution of Liberty

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VIDEO & LYRICS — “Fight of the Century” Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Round 2

INTRO: John Maynard Keynes. F. A. Hayek Round Two. Round 2.0 Same economists. Same beliefs. New microphones. New Mustaches. Let’s go. Let’s go. Let’s go.

KEYNES:

Here we are. Peace out. Great Recession. Thanks to ME. As you see. We’re not in a depression. Recovery. Destiny. If you follow my lesson. More Keynes. . . . → Read More: VIDEO & LYRICS — “Fight of the Century” Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Round 2

“Fight of the Century” – Hayek vs Keynes Round 2

Watch it here.

INSTAPUNDIT CONTINUES TO BURN IT UP

Here. Including this update of a Hayek classic — why the worst get to the top:

when you have a system of government so demanding at top levels that few normal people care to participate in it, you will get few normal people at the top levels.

VIDEO — Garrison presents his Hayek vs. Keynes PowerPoint at FEE

On YouTube here.

PHOTO: HAYEK VS KEYNES — “Fight of the Century” 4/28/2011

Richard Peet of Clark U. – Our Latest “Who’s Lying About Hayek Now?” Contestant

Hayek is famous among libertarian academics for being a critic of 19th century laissez faire.  (See, for example, Walter Bock, “Hayek’s Road to Serfdom”).  Indeed, one of the most famous lines in Hayek’s mega-seller The Road to Serfdom is an attack on 19th century laissez faire:  ““Probably nothing has done so much harm to the . . . → Read More: Richard Peet of Clark U. – Our Latest “Who’s Lying About Hayek Now?” Contestant

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 to being a colorful personality, Landrieu had a talent for getting federal money for the . . . → Read More: It Usually Starts With Friedrich Hayek

Robert Higgs on Truth, Error & the Pathological Culture of Academic Economics

Highly recommended.

VIDEO: LearnLiberty Video on Unplanned Order

Introduced here by Lynn Kiesling.

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Frydman & Goldberg on Robert Lucas & F. A. Hayek

From Roman Frydman and Michael Goldberg’s new book Beyond Rational Markets: Asset Price Swings, Risk, and the Role of the State:

The problem that haunts the Rational Expectations Hypothesis is the same one that doomed socialist planning: no fully predetermined mechanism that drives market outcomes can, in principle, be uncovered. Basing the explanation of market . . . → Read More: Frydman & Goldberg on Robert Lucas & F. A. Hayek

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I think the Adam Smith role [in the contemporary replacement of statism with market liberalism] was played .. by Friedrich Hayek’s _The Road to Serfdom_. — Milton Friedman

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