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James Ostrowski

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James Ostrowski practices law in Buffalo, New York.

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Chomsky's Economics

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/06/2003Mises Daily Articles
Noam Chomsky is an outstanding critic. But figuring out what he is for in the realm of economics is not easy. He doesn't like what we have now. He disfavors Stalinism and fascism. He despises the libertarian alternative to the present regime. That leaves him with a hazy and unworkable syndicalism.
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Politics and Pathogens

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

12/01/2002Mises Daily Articles
Weakening and destroying the will to health is a major occupation of the state, which makes its public service announcements, prodding us to take care of ourselves, something of a joke. James Ostrowski explains the relationship between health and the state.
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Wanted for Outsider Trading

Financial MarketsLegal System

08/23/2002Mises Daily Articles
Martha Stewart, one of our most productive citizens, is being targeted for destruction by our most unproductive entity, the federal government. To understand the law of insider trading, writes James Ostrowski, you have to be a real insider. Yet, ignorance of the law is no excuse (unless you are a...
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Rigas Nailed, Osama Still Loose

Legal System

07/31/2002Mises Daily Articles
The show put on in Manhattan the other day was unnecessary, in fact or in law, says James Ostrowski. "Let John Rigas answer in court his actions, if he is convicted, but making a 78-year-old, ex-combat infantryman in World War II the scapegoat for a failing administration and failing economy leaves...
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Parasites in the Heartland?

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

05/22/2002Mises Daily Articles
In a recent article, New York Times writer Paul Krugman puts out a clever analysis of state demographics. He alleges that the pro-Bush states have more crime, divorce, single moms and net-tax eaters than the pro-Gore states. Krugman's analytic knife, however, doesn’t cut deeply enough to get to the...
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