David Brooks, in this provocative critique of Republican Libertarianism, uses the insights of Hayek without mentioning him...
Is Hayek an important enough economist to be taught in Texas schools alongside Keynes and Friedman? . . .
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. . . .
The latest episode of EconTalk is Mike Munger on cultural norms...
As mentioned in my previous post, I had forgotten how good Hayek's Chapter 2 of The Constitution of Liberty is. A large part of his case for freedom is based on ignorance and uncertainty. He makes the case well, but, in the following two passages, he badly overstates.
How the First World War shaped world history and foreign policy.
Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
Why Here, Why Now? Why Did The United States Enjoy Dramatic Improvements In The Standard Of Living During The Last Century?
Hoover Institution economists John Cogan, Lee Ohanian, Terry Anderson, and George Shultz examine the causes for and the reasons behind so many improvements being made to the quality of life in the United States over the past century. They analyze the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, taxes, and national security played in these remarkable achievements.
Hoover fellow and historian Niall Ferguson on China, Trump, and Trade.
The White House’s new China policy splits the US foreign policy community.
Can the US Hold China Responsible for the Pandemic?
Defender-in-Chief and the Trump Doctrine in Asia.
1984 might have better been titled 2016.
In 2010, Gabriela Cowperthwaite read a news article that changed her life. It described how an orca whale had killed a trainer during a show at SeaWorld in Orlando.
Why the Age of Alternative Facts Might Have Unnerved Even Nietzsche.
The show that proved civil discourse could be entertaining and educational on television.
The President is a man of principle. . . .
This (HT: Drudge) is how “the system” works. . . .
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...