McVeigh & Why Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right

Gore Vidal is an icon in the mainstream educated left (not the MSNBC version we see on TV), and he has done an admirable job in many publications of remaining even, thoughtful, and respectable as a reporter and thinker. One of his more interesting undertakings was his work with Timothy McVeigh, interviewing the terrorist and…


Slavery Is Worse than Murder

Bob Murphy NAILS IT: A well-known free-market economist recently submitted an essay to me, asking that I publish it on my blog. Let me reproduce a sample of it and then tell you how I answered him: The continuing slowness of economic growth in high-income economies has prompted soul-searching among economists. They have looked to…