The economist Alex Tabarrok recently criticized "identity economics" in a manner reminiscent of Murray Rothbard's criticism of Keynes.
Taxes and Spending
If Social Security was efficient, equitable, reliable and sustainable, defending the status quo might be sensible. But it is none of those things.
Anthony Flood has written a valuable study of the surprising failure of the Communist historian Herbert Aptheker to cite C.L.R. James's Black Jacobins, despite its clear relevance to his work.
The EU retreated from the ideas of free trade, free markets, and competition and turned its attention, resources and intentions towards developing a bureaucratic, regulatory, planning economy approach.
John Quiggin's hit piece on Henry Hazlitt, Economics In Two Lessons, is just a run-of-the-mill center-left essay on how we need more government intervention.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Los Angeles city bureaucrats want fewer cars on the streets. Unfortunately, their plans have side effects which endanger human life and safety.
Big GovernmentBook ReviewsStrategy
Joseph Stiglitz has written a new book that calls for massive state control over the economy.
Social Security acts as a sort of "reverse insurance," doling out money now, leaving less for the future.