Monthly Archives: May 2012

NGRAM: “Left” & “Right” in OUR modern vocabulary comes out of Moscow and the Comintern

Do an NGRAM search for such terms as “leftist” and “rightist” or  “left deviationist”  or “right deviationist” or “left winger” or “right winger”, etc. and it becomes crystal clear that the language of “left” and “right” come into the English language … Continue reading

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SHIPS IN JUNE: _Business Cycles_ Part II by F. A. Hayek, Collected Works Vol. 8

Volume 8 of Hayek’s Collected Works is shipping in June and is available now to preview or order at Amazon.com. The book — Business Cycles, Part II — is edited by Hansjoerg Klausinger, and includes a useful introduction by the … Continue reading

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COMING SOON: Business Cycles, Part 1 by F. A. Hayek, Collected Works, Vol. 7

The forthcoming volume 7 of Hayek’s collected works is available for preview at Amazon.com , including the introduction to the book by volume editor Hansjoerg Klausinger.  The book can be purchased in advance for $55.00 and is due for release … Continue reading

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A Good Piece on Hayek’s Distiction Between Two Kinds of Welfare Provision

Kevin Vallier explains some very basic and important distinctions found in Hayek’s work on the topic of welfare provision, the rule of law, and the redistributive schemes of socialists and the left. It’s clear that most leftists, such as Brad … Continue reading

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Recommended New Books with Hayekian Themes

There are some really good books out this spring covering ground of interest to anyone fascinated by the work of F. A. Hayek.  Here are a few of those titles: The Clash of Economic Ideas : The Great Policy Debates … Continue reading

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NEW – Hayek articles archived at the new Ron Unz web book & publication archive

Ron Unz has spent years of time and million$ of his fortune developing the new unz.org web site, an online archive featuring many of the most significant American magazines of the last 100 years. The collection includes a number of … Continue reading

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