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CoordinationFree MarketsPhilosophyPlanningPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology
Jordan Peterson is turning his eye toward Austrian economics. Unlike the many conservatives who see free market advocacy as some sort of "dangerous fundamentalism," Peterson seems to get it.
That something "works" isn't a license for a regime to do whatever it wants. But given that lockdowns don't even work—and are morally repugnant—how can they be justified?
Money and Banks
Overall, at least 50 percent of the consumer price index in Japan appears to be government controlled, which is reflected in the significant growth of government spending on subsidies.
Instead of protecting us, the state has delivered us and our property to the mob. The tenets of the Austrian school are the only way to fight back this encroachment.
In one recent thread, Weisenthal mocked the people worried about the falling purchasing power of the US dollar, and claimed that it would be immoral for currency to maintain its value over time.
“Covid,” “global warming,” “overpopulation,” “domestic extremism”—the crisis may change, but the playbook remains the same. But we can change the outcome.
Global EconomyPhilosophy and Methodology
Safe Haven is a compelling book about how we view risk, and a challenge to rethink how we "pay" to mitigate it.
Every time something good seemed to emerge from Tinbergen’s work, he seems to have managed to twist it in an awful direction.