Some Links

by Don Boudreaux on April 23, 2010

in Books, Environment, History, Hubris and humility, Other People's Money, Politics, Risk and Safety, Work

European Union commissioner for enterprise and industry, Antonio Tajani, believes that people should have a “right to be tourists” – that is, to take vacations and travel at taxpayer expense. (Can anyone tell me why politicians deserve not to be laughed at rather than be treated as if they are participants in an intelligent conversation?)

Kenneth Green urges us to consume more as a means of helping the environment.

Carpe Diem’s Mark Perry on today’s most dangerous jobs.

My colleague, and Marginal Revolution’s, Tyler Cowen reviews Daniel Okrent’s new book on America’s ‘experiment’ with nationwide alcohol prohibition.  (And EconLog’s David Henderson adds his thoughts on Tyler’s take.)


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