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Book Review: An Austrian Perspective on The History of Economic Thought, Part I

April 20, 2012 by

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The Book: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, 1241 pages, by Murray Rothbard The Gist: This well-crafted, lucidly written, exhaustively detailed, and frankly brutally large tome traces the thread of economic thought and theoretical development forward from the first recorded economic thinkers in the world…the Greeks…forward through time to the present day. […]

Exempli gratia

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I usually avoid using specific people as examples of negative phenomena, but this one was just too perfect to pass up. The Daily Mail, the queen of journalism, recently published the following ridiculous article: ‘There are downsides to looking this pretty’: Why women hate me for being beautiful. Yes, that’s the real title, and it’s […]