Lyn Alden: Fed Won’t Do Yield Curve Control Until Something Big Breaks
by Taps Coogan on March 3, 2021
One the of best argued cases for a 'reflationary' outlook The post Lyn Alden: Fed Won’t Do Yield Curve Control Until Something Big Breaks appeared first on The Sounding Line.
Rothbard's Underappreciated Contributions to Public Goods Analysis
by Tate Fegley, Kristoffer Mousten Hansen, Karl-Friedrich Israel on March 2, 2021
One of the primary justifications given for state provision of a good or service is that it is a “public good,” meaning that it is sufficiently costly to exclude nonpayers from enjoying the good and that one person’s enjoyment of […]
The Economics and Ethics of Government Default, Part II
by Kristoffer Mousten Hansen on March 2, 2021
In the first installment of this series on government default, we examined the ethical status of the public debt and debt repudiation. Since the debt represents an unjust imposition on the taxpayers, we concluded that the moral thing to do would be […]
The Special Understanding of Entrepreneurship by Americans of the Austrian School
by Hunter Hastings on March 2, 2021
Austrian economics has always been on the leading edge of innovative thinking applicable to business. Back in the last century, there was a group of American economists of the Austrian school who greatly advanced theories related to […]
Why Is Stonewall Jackson at a National Park but Not at VMI?
by Jacob G. Hornberger on March 2, 2021
As I pointed out in my article “The VMI Controversy,” the VMI administration has recently removed a statue of Stonewall Jackson from the VMI parade ground in front of barracks. The statue was given to VMI in 1912 by its sculptor, Sir […]
ACB's Betrayal of Trump Continues the Red Pilling of Conservative America
by Tho Bishop on March 2, 2021
The refusal of the SCOTUS to consider the merits of a case concerning 2020 election laws is the sort of behavior that we have come to expect from spineless politicians, and that is what you find on America's highest court—politicians in […]
American Households Made Economic Gains before Covid, but This Progress Can Be Lost
by Lipton Matthews on March 2, 2021
Before 2020, there were growing signs of increasing economic prosperity for a wide variety of income groups in America. Whether or not this prosperity survives covid lockdowns and ever higher levels of government regulations remains to be seen. […]
Memories of Murray on His Ninety-Fifth Birthday
by Joseph T. Salerno on March 2, 2021
I first met Murray Rothbard when, as treasurer of the New Jersey Libertarian Party, I invited him to give the keynote address at our inaugural convention. He graciously agreed to do it for the paltry sum of $75 plus a puny chicken dinner. Prior to […]
Big Tech in (Further) Decline?
by Taps Coogan on March 2, 2021
Is the tide finally turning against the Big-Tech woke-mob? The post Big Tech in (Further) Decline? appeared first on The Sounding Line.
Murray Rothbard on War and "Isolationism"
by Murray N. Rothbard on March 1, 2021
[These edited extracts, from an interview in the February 1973 issue of Reason magazine, first ran in the June 1999 issue of the Rothbard-Rockwell Report.] Q: Why, in your view, is isolationism an essential tenet of libertarian […]