I have done two or three already, and the turkey is nearly cooked. Here is the finale… Piketty’s wish is essentially to keep billions of people poor in order that some might not be rich. He has been caught fudging his data. His defense has been “so what?”. Not much else is needed here. The…Details
I posted a quick few links about Piketty a few days ago (ok twice). Bob Murphy has been picking the man apart slowly at his blog, Free Advice, and brings an excellent summary to The Tom Woods Show yesterday: Piketty’s technocratic and pathological altrusim should terrify all of us, based on a few quotes from…Details
All this time blogging and I realized I had never brought this topic up. Sheesh… The problem of economic calculation is the topic of your lecture of the week (next week, and since it is Easter on Sunday I do not want to post it then, so here it is…). This one should not be…Details
Your lecture this week is a two-part discussion between Stefbot and GirlWritesWhat, two well-known youtube personalities. Here, they discuss men, women, the differences, the similarities, and how the sociopolitical movement often referred to as feminism is much mistaken.
If you only have time for one of these, let it be the above video.
Rolling Stone recently ran a satire called Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For, which outlined the 5 most potent policies for destroying wealth and resources and ultimately killing civilans. They include: 1. Guaranteed Work for Everybody 2. Social Security for All 3. Take Back The Land 4. Make Everything Owned by Everybody 5.…Details