Monthly Archives: January 2013

Another Chronicle columnist chimes in on last week’s “Equal Pay is Anti-feminist,” with an article entitled “Women and Wheelbarrows.” Although this column is well-written, I think it totally misses the point. The column is arguing that there is a tendency …

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Zero Hedge once again hits the nail on the head, with this article about job creation in America. Over two years ago (and reiterated last year) Zero Hedge first wrote on what was and is an undisputed transition within the US labor force: a shift from …

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Derek Lowe, author of Corante’s wildly popular In the Pipeline blog, comments on an editorial from economist Paula Stephan suggesting that Ph.D. training and subsequent scientific research should be viewed as a developing pyramid scheme. This is a really interesting point. …

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The Mises Institute has just posted an absolutely fantastic excerpt from Paul Cantor’s book The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture: Liberty vs. Authority in American Film and TV. Cantor is actually a colleague of a professor of mine, Michael Valdez Moses, …

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Worked much later tonight than I initially anticipated, and still have a lot to do to prepare for a big day tomorrow, so I unfortunately won’t get a chance to respond to this article on the ACA for awhile. (If …

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Two articles from the Chronicle today worth reading. The first comes from Jonathan Zhao, and describes some of the many problems with “equal pay” schemes. It is called “Equal Pay is Anti-Feminist,” and it dovetails nicely with some points I made …

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My weekly column, entitled Society, State, and Market: Part 1 deals with the “us vs. them” dichotomy, and which is best applied to the state and which to the market. This week deals with the state, while part 2 next …

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Peter C. Earle, whose “Of Krugman and Diocletian” and “Anarchy in the Aachen” I’ve posted here before, has recently released a new website, www.peterceearle.com. I highly recommend adding this site to your daily blog roll. If it turns out to …

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John Lott, who has done extensive research on the effects of gun bans on violent crime, has a great op-ed in the Weekend Journal dealing with the folly of proposed legislation coming from President Obama and Dianne Feinstein. Lott covers …

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