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Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics by Nicholas Wapshott

A remarkable book. Covers not just the development of Keynes’ and Hayek’s positions, but also how they developed in opposition to each other, then moves on to how their followers (both politicians and economists) have continued the argument over the past 70 years. 350 more words

Book Reviews

Hayek on why he got his key prediction right in the Road to Serfdom

This summary by Hayek of the contemporary meaning of socialism in the 1930s and 1940s was relatively accurate.

You must remember that clause 4 of the British Labour Party’s manifesto  committing that party to the socialisation of the means of production, distribution and exchange was only dropped relatively recently at the impetus of Tony Blair. 113 more words

Classical Liberalism

Francis' Statist Vision Not Shared By Venezuelan Clergy

Some people lament our tolerance in the U.S. for “religious crazies.” Of course, these misgivings might reflect a certain view that religious people are crazy to begin with, as well as an outright hostility to constitutional protections of religious freedom. 458 more words

Capitalism

Books that changed my life - number 1

I have been an avid reader for as long as I can remember and I must have read hundreds of books in my lifetime. Some were awful, many were good and quite a few were outstanding. 828 more words

Unintended Consequences: The Snowman Massacre

Santa brought my 4 -year-old granddaughter some snow markers – red and green befitting Santa’s worldview. When Toledo got another round of snow today (1/5/14), it was good snowman snow, being wet and heavy. 221 more words

George W Bush