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Monetary Policy Creates Financial Instability?

A Benjamin Cole post

Paul Krugman may be persona non grata in my house, but I must begrudgingly admit when the NYT blogger makes a good point: 361 more words

Monetary Policy

What Is the Historically Challenged, Rule-Worshipping John Taylor Talking About?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post chiding John Taylor for his habitual verbal carelessness. As if that were not enough, Taylor, in a… 1,670 more words

Paul Krugman

Letter: Political ideology does not trump Constitution

Re: Tory agenda driven by populism, not rule of law, April 11.

My onetime colleague, professor Peter Browne, was recognized as one of the finest Constitutional historians in Canada. 133 more words


Is The Manhattan Institute Digging a Hole for the GOP?

A Benjamin Cole post

From David Glasner’s excellent blog, Uneasy Money, we learn that Stanford scholar John Taylor recently lectured the NY-based Manhattan Institute on the virtues of stable money, and that he will be followed this year by James Grant, the perennial doomster and gold fetishist. 527 more words

Monetary Policy

The Verbally Challenged John Taylor Strikes Again

John Taylor, tireless self-promoter of “rules-based monetary policy” (whatever that means), inventor of the legendary Taylor Rule, and very likely the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board if a Republican is elected President of the United States in 2016, has a history of verbal faux pas, which I have been documenting not very conscientiously for almost three years now. 1,447 more words


A Love Letter to My First True Loves

That’s right. I wrote “loves,” as in plural. Their names are forever in my heart:






Get your mind out of the gutter, pervert. 738 more words

Duran Duran’s New Album Features Nile Rodgers, John Frusciante, Mark Ronson Collabs

By Courtney E. Smith

Duran Duran will release their 14th album this September, and the producers they’re working with are very interesting indeed.

Simon LeBon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor reveal they’ve been at work in London on the album with producers… 187 more words

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