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Here’s the great Bob Higgs on money, monetary theory, and Austrian theory versus theories that rest on overly large – and, hence, highly misleading – aggregates [2].

In this post [3], Bob Higgs asks the sensible question:

What is the difference between a government and a criminal gang or protection racket such as the mafia?

Chris Mayer channels Julian Simon [4].  (HT Walter Grinder)  Here’s Mayer’s conclusion:

So here is my prediction: I believe we are on the cusp of even greater levels of innovation and development — another industrial revolution is in progress right now. So ignore the gloom and doom on natural resources. Contra [Jeremy] Grantham, the days of abundant resources and falling prices are far from over.

How’s this for a Valentine’s Day treat?  Steve Landsburg is speaking on February 14th in Baltimore – at the University of Maryland’s Baltimore campus – on More Sex is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics. [5]

My former GMU student Alex Nowrasteh reviews, over at [email protected], the good and the ugly of the current immigration reform now being proposed on Capitol Hill [6].

Over at The Economist, Jagdish Bhagwati debates Harry Moser on the question Do multinational corporations have a duty to maintain a strong presence in their home countries? [7]

Here’s Marty Mazorra, from a few months ago, on the myth of middle-class stagnation [8].

One of the greatest and finest men I’ve ever known is the late Manuel Ayau [9].  I do not exaggerate.