Arnold Kling rightly argues that the work of the late Nobel-laureate economist Douglass North is under-appreciated, especially by mainstream economists. [DBx: While I find Deirdre McCloskey’s criticisms of some of North’s work persuasive, I agree with Arnold that North’s work is excellent and important and should be much more widely studied.]
The idea that EU governments are forming Truth Ministries to censor their citizens sounds like a conspiracy theory, but it’s not. It’s happening at this moment. And when asked how they will make sure politicians don’t abuse their censorship powers, the politicians have no answer.