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Peter Foster: The perils of ‘do-it-yourself economics’

In the late 1980s, just before the collapse of the Berlin Wall, I was introduced to a Cuban exile couple, Ignacio and Iliana, who were living in Toronto. 1,594 more words

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Peter Foster: Biting the (invisible) hand that feeds us

In 2001, Adam Smith finally made it to the silver screen of the theatre named after him at his birthplace in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. He was mentioned in that year’s winner of the Best Picture Oscar, … 1,613 more words

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Los Angeles Times Book Festival 2014

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Two weekends ago, The Los Angeles Times hosted a Book Festival at USC, in Los Angeles, California. As someone who was originally going to go last year, but college got in the way, now that I am out of college I was excited to finally have the opportunity to go! 724 more words

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Divide and Conquer- Labor's Division and its Benefits

“Whoa.” That was the first thought to wildly pop into my head when I recently visited a custom butcher shop. A worker was energetically hoisting a cow, by the ankles with a chain, getting ready to diligently complete the task at hand. 962 more words

Thomas Piketty’s best-selling new book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century"

Whether you are a follower of Adam Smith or Marxist or both this is a book that is considered to be one of the best economic books to read. 24 more words


Demand Before Supply

“Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.” 386 more words


Rep Adam Smith writes letter to John Kerry about Nestora's harsh treatment

Representative in Congress, Adam Smith, from Washington’s 9th District has written a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry regarding U.S. citizen Nestora Salgado’s harsh treatment in Mexican prison, and urging attention from the U.S. 18 more words