David Brooks, in this provocative critique of Republican Libertarianism, uses the insights of Hayek without mentioning him...
The latest episode of EconTalk is Mike Munger on cultural norms...
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.
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.
I’m surprised it passed. . . .
Mark Thoma quotes Bruce Bartlett who quotes a poll that shows Republicans are crazy. . . .
David Leonhardt argues that the health care changes will work to reverse the inequality of the age of Reagan. . . .
There’s a debate going on in the punditsphere about whether America is ungovernable. . . .
One of the arguments against decentralized decision-making is that it's too selfish...
The general reaction to the incoming administration reminds me of the book of Samuel when the people of Israel ask for a king...
My mood is perfectly captured by David Harsanyi...
In an earlier post, I challenged readers to discuss the trans-fat ban by Montgomery County...
In an earlier post, I wrote about the ban on trans fats in Montgomery County, MD...
Here’s an amazing story from CNN because it’s so ordinary. . . .
One difference between economists and others is that economists tend to be less impressed by motivation and more impressed by what people actually do. . . .
If Brown wins today in Massachusetts, we’re going to hear all kinds of explanations. . . .
Methinks1776, a valued commenter here at the Cafe points out the 2/3 of the American people opposed the health care legislation. . . .