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Was Scrooge the Victim in A Christmas Carol?

Labor and WagesMedia and Culture

Blog12/23/2017
Scrooge was never mistreated by his nephew, by Cratchit, or by those seeking charitable donations. Scrooge was always free to refuse them all.
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The Tyranny of the Econocracy

EducationMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

Blog12/20/2017
The general public views economists as a priestly class who define public policy, but whose obscure wisdom and arcane rituals are closed to them.
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The Propaganda War Against Capitalism

EducationMedia and Culture

Blog12/13/2017

The most popular method of deprecating capitalism is to make it responsible for every condition which is considered unsatisfactory.

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There Is No "War on Cops"

Media and Culture

Blog10/30/2017
The number of officers being killed is going down while the number of people employed as police officers is going up.
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Rule by Experts?

Media and Culture

Blog09/10/2017
"Constructivist rationalism," the belief that scientific and technical elites can organize, from the top down, all human activities and organizations.
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Markets, Not Government, Improve Race Relations

Free MarketsMedia and CultureU.S. History

Blog09/05/2017
No, race relations aren't getting worse. They're far better than they were decades ago, and the marketplace has been a key factor in improving matters.
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The Broken-Window Fallacy Is Still Alive and Well

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog09/04/2017
CNBC tells us that Hurricane Harvey may be good for the economy by increasing inflation, and driving up demand. CNBC is, of course, wrong.
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Walter Starkie and the Greatest Novel of All

Media and CultureWorld History

Blog08/29/2017
Whether Starkie was right that Don Quixote was the greatest of all novels is a question that each reader must determine for himself.
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