Prof. Bylund discusses his native Sweden, and why we can't understand economics without understanding the entrepreneur, and how the entrepreneur is absolutely central and essential to a growing economy.
Wasserman has brought to light substantial archival material on the background of the Austrian school. But his conclusions are deeply flawed, a s Wasserman is beyond his depth when he writes about theoretical issues.
Conservatism, Malice famously remarks, is progressivism driving the speed limit. Malice’s latest book, aptly titled The New Right: A Journey to the Fringe of American Politics, documents a movement of sorts to change this.
Despite the manifest failure of the liberal hegemony program, its neoconservative advocates have retained their influence. They are rarely called to account for their mistakes, but continue to be treated as if they are experts.
Teaching literature has changed now that the humanities have become a species of what is known as grievance studies, concerned with whether a given author is sexist or racist or classist. This is a cultural shift in education, and not for the better.
Readers of Tim Carney's 'Alienated America' will gain much from the author's account of civil society. After all, isolated individuals do not make for a successful marketplace. Free markets succeed best in the context a stable civil society.
Skidelsky manifests an inordinate distaste for money and “greed.” Far better in his eyes is the pursuit of power by the State, even at the cost of wars and massive public debt. Some of us will not agree.
People criticized economics and said “well, there’s something wrong with Austrian economics because it doesn’t depend on verifying things empirically,” Mises wanted to come up with a reply to that, so that was what really got him into philosophy.