Some Links

by Don Boudreaux on May 17, 2016

in Monetary Policy, Myths and Fallacies, Politics, Seen and Unseen, Work

Bob Higgs accurately identifies the danger of today’s illiberal obsession by so-called “liberals” with scrubbing modern education of any and all of those edges-of-reality that enhance not only students’ knowledge, but also their perspective and judgment.

Writing in the New York Times, Gregg Easterbrook wonders why all the many reasons that exist today for optimism are ignored by people who insist on insisting that doomsday is nearly upon us.

I don’t often agree with Michael Gerson, but I share his assessment of Donald Trump – and of those Republicans who are now supporting that bloviating ignoramus.

Here’s part four of George Selgin’s important primer on monetary policy.

David Boaz reflects on China’s Cultural Revolution – which occurred 50 years ago.

Tim Worstall wisely calls for an end to the nostalgia for manufacturing jobs.

In this Mercatus Center Policy Brief, Liya Palagashvili fleshes out an especially important part of her and my longer study on the U.S. Department of Labor’s harmful new overtime-pay regulations.


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