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by Don Boudreaux on April 20, 2013

in Books, Cleaned by Capitalism, History, Immigration, Monetary Policy, Politics, Standard of Living, Terrorism, Video, Work

Matt Ridley reflects on Bitcoin – and on George Selgin’s reflections on the same.

George Will writes about Justin Amash, a U.S. Rep. from Michigan and one of the very few politicians for whom I have genuine respect.

Liberty Fund’s Peter Mentzel reviews Anne Applebaum’s new book on eastern Europe, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956.  (HT Walter Grinder)

Mark Perry sees through the superstitious nonsense that is “Earth Day”: here with classic help from Steve Landsburg, and here with help from the superb economist Paul Rubin.  (Here is my 2009 attempt to help my then-sixth-grader son, Thomas, with his Earth Day assignment.)

The Independent Institute’s Anthony Gregory reflects on what he rightly calls “a big PR stunt” – one turned murderous – namely, the Waco raid of 20 years ago.

Ross Emmett reflects on Malthus.

David Henderson shares with us a video of the great Shikha Dalmia speaking about unskilled immigrants.

But… but… but a handful of clever economists have theories for how a policy of artificially raising the cost of hiring young workers will help these young workers.

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