Some Links

by Don Boudreaux on August 27, 2015

in Crony Capitalism, FDA, Myths and Fallacies, Politics, Regulation, Seen and Unseen, Standard of Living

My colleague Alex Tabarrok – inspired by a new paper by Vahid Montazerhodjat and Andrew Lo – argues persuasively that the FDA kills far too many people.  That the FDA performs its ghastly grim-reaping invisibly and in silence does not make these deaths less tragic.

Fortunately – as Chelsea German documents – the forces of global capitalism are working to dramatically reduce the number of people living in deep poverty.  Note that this reduction is not only in the percentage of people living in deep poverty, but also in the absolute number of people living in deep poverty.

George Will rightly has no patience for the bigoted, brutish, hypocritical, and economically ignorant buffoon who is Donald Trump.

Larry Kudlow and Steve Moore expose some of Trump’s economic fallacies.

Jerry Jordan writes insightfully about Greek losses.

Bob Higgs remembers the late Nathan Rosenberg.

My intrepid Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy continues to expose the lies and half-truths spewed by that great geyser of cronyism, the U.S. Export-Import Bank.


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