Browsing Catharsis – 05.17.11
May 17, 2011
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Back to civilization. If anyone asks, I was doing a “liquid cleanse” all weekend.
The reasons why marketers color food packaging as they do.
Geico commercial answers whether pen is mightier than the sword.
If your methods and data are crap but the message of your paper is progressive, just get it accepted in a medical journal.
The political economy of fair trade coffee.
If fonts were dogs.
An mp3 of Hayek v. Keynes 2 is now online.
Police threaten to shoot man for legally carrying a gun. Wait, why wasn’t the police officer arrested for assault and unlawful imprisonment? I understand that public servants are shielded from suits brought against them for violating people’s constitutional rights, but why aren’t they prosecuted for this?
A post summarizing the theoretical backbone of New Monetarist Economics. Austrians, take note: this is the macro theory with the closest policy prescription to what Hayek originally believed we should do (and what he believed Mises meant).
P.J. O’Rourke’s scathing review of Atlas Shrugged Part 1.