David Brooks, in this provocative critique of Republican Libertarianism, uses the insights of Hayek without mentioning him...
If John Maynard Keynes and F.A. Hayek got into a fight, who’d win? . . .
As part of his continuing series Making Sense of financial news, Paul Solman has a unique look at the legacy of economist John Maynard Keynes, who first introduced the concept of government intervention in the economy, and his countertenor Friedrich Hayek. . . .
What social workers really think about the poor
Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
Classical liberals and libertarians, especially those who admire the works of the famous legal theorists and economist F.A. Hayek, are fond of pointing out that a free society requires the rule of law...
Brad DeLong mocks Steve Horwitz here for suggesting that the stimulus didn’t create jobs. . . .
I’m surprised it passed. . . .
David Leonhardt writes in the New York Times: Just look at the outside evaluations of the stimulus. . . .
David Leonhardt argues that the health care changes will work to reverse the inequality of the age of Reagan. . . .
Social security is an intellectually bankrupt system that is on its way to being financially bankrupt...Please, let’s kill the social security system. Slowly, but surely...
There’s a debate going on in the punditsphere about whether America is ungovernable. . . .
The proposed budget is obscene enough. . . .
A very illuminating story on “jobs saved.” . . .
One of the arguments against decentralized decision-making is that it's too selfish...
Rod Blagojevich will probably go to jail for trying to sell a Senate seat and various other shenanigans...
The raw footage of my conversation with Robert Skidelsky is now up at the NewsHour. . . .
The taxpayers ended up paying the price, not the risk-takers. . . .
Michael Smith comments over at EconTalk on a comment by one Mark K:...
I want to get rid of government rescues. . . .