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by Don Boudreaux on December 11, 2019

in Books, Crony Capitalism, Economics, Growth, History, Innovation, Monetary Policy, Myths and Fallacies, War

My intrepid Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy is rightfully unhappy with the Fed.

Richard Ebeling reviews Janek Wasserman’s The Marginal Revolutionaries.

Steve Horwitz offers his list of top five books that introduce students to Austrian economics.

My GMU Econ colleague Bryan Caplan is extremely intelligent and wise.

Here’s more on progress from James Pethokoukis (and Steve Davies and Joel Mokyr).

Mark Perry shares Katherine Kersten’s critical analysis of the New York Times‘s atrociously unscholarly “1619 Project.”

Doug Bandow remembers the Spanish-American war.

Larry Reed responds to Anand Giridharadas’s recent cover story for Time. A slice:

Socialist rhetoric always scores higher than socialist policies, and both score much better than socialist outcomes. Telling people they’re entitled to free stuff, or assailing the rich generally, appeals to a certain number, but those figures shift when rhetoric meets reality. This is one reason nobody—socialists, least of all—is conducting any polling in Venezuela.


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