Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich, Part 1

– June 11, 2022

“McCloskey and Carden are unabashed optimists. They know that free people will innovate, cooperate, and peacefully solve problems. But they also recognize the power of pessimism to undermine freedom.” ~ George Leef

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CEOs like the Late Jack Welch Embody the Endless Possibilities of Capitalism

– June 10, 2022

“Gelles wrote of how Welch’s career was ‘defined by devotion to maximizing short-term profits at any cost.’ Where have we heard that one before? If you’re looking for originality, this is the wrong book.” ~ John Tamny

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In Bernanke We Trust?

– June 9, 2022

“When central banking’s role is understood in neo-Keynesian terms—i.e., from a macroeconomic standpoint that emphasizes top-down demand-side management of the economy—it’s easy to understand why central bankers might gradually succumb to a Masters-of-the-Universe mindset.” ~ Samuel Gregg

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Money and the Rule of Law: Looking Back After a Year

– June 7, 2022

“We face even more difficult challenges ahead. We who believe in good economics and prudent political economy have our work cut out for us if we want to bring the rule of law to central banking.” ~ Alexander William Salter

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What Makes a University Great?

– June 7, 2022

“The core of the university should not be the picturesque campus, the marketing platitudes, or arbitrary media rankings. The core should be the relationship between the professor and student in an endeavor to discover truth about themselves, society, and the world.” ~ Lee Trepanier

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Freedom Stands Above Everything

– June 4, 2022

“Can the transformation of America to a ‘State without freedom’ be stopped? Is it possible to learn of the dangers to freedom and human progress without first living through our own bitter experiences?” ~ Barry Brownstein

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Economics as an Antidote to Envy

– June 2, 2022

“Much of what economists refer to as ‘transaction costs’ would be eliminated in an economy consisting entirely of saints, but that is unfortunately not the world we inhabit.” ~ Clara E. Piano

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George Stigler, Memoirs of an Unregulated Economist

– May 31, 2022

“For people who understand that there is more in our beloved dismal science that is worth knowing than just what is in the pages of the latest issue of the American Economic Review, books like Memoirs of an Unregulated Economist are a great way to invest one’s time.” ~ Art Carden

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Building Uncle Sam, Inc.

– May 31, 2022

“For all its shortcomings, Talbert’s story has many interesting insights, and he is at least historian enough not to abet the revisionist attempt to concoct a ‘usable past’ to legitimize the administrative state.” ~ Paul D. Moreno

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Black Liberation Through the Marketplace: A Snapshot

– May 27, 2022

“In a way, the entire book is an act of transitional justice, a commitment to create institutional memory for the survivors of Jim Crow and the neighborhood-destroying government boondoggles of the 20th century.” ~ Rachel Ferguson and Marcus M. Witcher

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Black Liberation Through the Marketplace: A Review

– May 27, 2022

“The authors infuse their work with suggestions towards institutional, policy, and legal changes that empower disadvantaged subgroups to work towards their own flourishing within the market mechanism.” ~ Tarnell Brown

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Marketplace Liberation

– May 27, 2022

“Importantly, the authors rightly disparage the view of slavery recently espoused by the so-called New History of Capitalism (NHC), a menagerie of bad history and worse economic theory critiqued by scholars like Eric Hilt, Phil Magness, Alan Olmstead, and Gavin Wright.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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