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Book ReviewsTaxes and SpendingOther Schools of Thought
In the words of Henry Hazlitt, "ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors."
SocialismWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought
Marx said that what he wanted was to create a one-world state. And that was Lenin’s idea too.
Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
The thinking goes that MIT's new GDP-B measure allows the statistician to estimate a “consumer surplus.”
Big GovernmentMoney and BanksOther Schools of Thought
The printing press doesn’t create real resources, it only obscures the method by which the government siphons them away from the private sector.
Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought
Keynesian economics is the economics of debt-addicted, lower-class spendthrifts: modern governments.
History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
Oskar Lange was a Marxist economist and intellectual opponent of Mises. Late in his career, he sought to merge praxeology and Marxism.
Capital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of Thought
Ever since winning the Nobel Memorial Prize in “Economic Science” in 2001, Joseph Stiglitz has been a one-man advocacy band for growth of the state.
Calculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of Thought
Behavioral economics claims it has shown that people behave irrationally — often make mistakes, and have problems with self-control. But is this really irrational behavior?
World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
The Nobel committee this year showed that it has embraced clever economic modeling as a replacement for scientific progress.
Other Schools of ThoughtValue and Exchange
Unlike a moralistic schoolmarm or a government, markets do not punish or tax anyone. They merely reflect the choices we make and the values we hold.