Monthly Archives: April 2011

Not Everything is a Market

Hayek said that if we could know directly what others wanted and the system were simple enough, altruism would work just as well as, if not better than, self-interest. Continue reading

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Fight of the Century: Keynes & Hayek Round Two

‘Emergencies’ have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded.

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Mozart Was a Red (Play)

Murray Rothbard’s short play does a great job at showing the differences between libertarian ideas and objectivist ideas (followers of Rand). Continue reading

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Ludwig von Mises Letter to Ayn Rand

“Ludwig von Mises letter to Ayn Rand, letter dates 23 January 1958; unknown provenance. Before he read Atlas Shrugged, Mises had not counted Ayn Rand among his foremost contemporary artists and philosophers.” Continue reading

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Why Washington Only Cut $38 Billion: A Public Choice Perspective

Ben Powell of Suffolk University gives a nice introduction to the Theory of Public Choice and gives a wonderful example. (video) Continue reading

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Actualizing A Client’s Deepest Social Values

“…some of the greatest value we can deliver is helping clients to truly make a material and meaningful difference in the social issues they personally value.” Continue reading

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Helping The Poor? Economics vs. Emotions

“”Despite the belief shared by many that economists are heartless, helping the poor has been at the center of economics from the very beginning. …the main motivation of economics is to explain the reasons that make the whole world better off.” Continue reading

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