Tag: Austrian economics

  • Walter Williams on the housing crisis

    Economist Walter E. Williams explains the causes of the housing crisis. Then, why would we let these same people who caused the housing crisis take charge of health care? Short and worthwhile viewing.

  • Articles of Interest

    bama’s volunteer corps, Kansas cigarette taxes, U.S. Auto industry, Austrian economics.

  • Articles of Interest

    25 random things about covering a capital murder trial. Wichita Eagle reporter Ron Sylvester offers surprising insights into covering a capital murder trial in a small Kansas city. The Misdirection of Resources and the Current Recession. From a talk given by Mario J. Rizzo. “I believe that recent experience supports the claim that the economist…

  • An Austrian Recommendation for President Obama

    Robert P. Murphy, author of the fine book The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism lays out what President Obama and Congress can do to really fix our economy. In this article, Murphy addresses the critics of those who oppose the proposed stimulus plan. That’s important, because many critics of the stimulus say that the government…

  • The bailout reader

    The events taking place in the financial market offer an illustration of the soundness of the Austrian theory of money, banking, and credit cycles, and Mises.org, which has long warned of precisely the scenario playing itself out today, is your source not only for analysis of these events but also the economic theory that helps…

  • I Tested My Politics

    I came across a test designed to place you and your political thoughts on a map of political ideologies. The test I took is here. These tests can be fun, but in the case of this particular example, I wondered how some questions had any relevance to politics. In these tests I also find that…

  • The New Deal in Retrospect

    Many people refer to incoming president Barack Obama as the next FDR. The myth of Franklin Roosevelt — primarily that he cured the Great Depression through his extreme interventionism — is starting to be exposed. In this review (The Disaster Called the New Deal) of Burton Folsom’s book New Deal or Raw Deal? How FDR’s…

  • Ron Paul says “The Austrians were right”

    Our government is “totally influenced by Keynesian economics.”

  • Walter Block on Economics in One Lesson

    Walter Block talks about Economics in One Lesson, perhaps the most approachable book about economics. And, it’s a free-market, liberty-friendly, Austrian approach. What could be better?