Henry Hazlitt

11 Jun 19
Chet Wang

Just started reading Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt– Do wars help or hurt the economy? I’m still trying to figure it out. https://www.thoughtco.com/are-wars-good-for-the-economy-1148174 Submitted June 11, 2019 at 09:18AM by PostNationalism via reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/economy/comments/bzcdiv/just_started_reading_economics_in_one_lesson_by/?utm_source=ifttt

11 Jun 19
Russia News Now

JEFF DEIST: Does economics need philosophy? The idea of a school of economics having a philosophical underpinning might strike some people as odd. Why should economists care about philosophy at all? DAVID GORDON: Well, that’s a very good question. You see, what Mises held was that economics has a distinct method or way of proceeding, and […]

10 Jun 19
Barataria - The work of Erik Hare

Economics is nothing more nor less than the study of the primary way in which people connect with society and get on with their lives. In everyday life, you may interact with a few people – family, colleagues, and friends. But through the process of eating and paying the mortgage you interact, at some distance, […]

08 Jun 19
400 Favourite Books

At various points in our journey, I’ll be pausing to list some other works that I love, think are interesting, or just want to point out. These will just be lists, unless I feel like commentary, but they will point the way to yet more reading pleasure. There’s a lifetime of books out there, so […]

07 Jun 19

During the humid summer, after school has been dismissed, I was assigned to pick out eight personal finance books to read during this time. This way I could be productive, but still able to have plenty of time for an enjoyable vacation. If I don’t read books that pertain to what I have learned during […]

07 Jun 19
With Compliments

  [These are serialised extracts of all the fifty books referred to in a book published in 2015 called ‘The Top Shelf, or What Used to be Called a Liberal Education’.  The extracts are as originally published, and they come in the same order.] 25 LETTERS FROM A WALKING TOUR John Keats (1818) Grolier Club […]

06 Jun 19

Authored by Michael Lebowitz via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Debt allows a consumer (household, business, or government) to pull consumption forward or acquire something today for which they otherwise would have to wait. When the primary objective of fiscal and monetary policy becomes myopically focused on incentivizing consumers to borrow, spend, and pull consumption forward, there will eventually […]

03 Jun 19
Russia News Now

I think there are really only two good reasons for having a significant amount of money: To maintain a high standard of living and to ensure your personal freedom. There are other, lesser reasons, of course, including: to prove you can do it, to compensate for failings in other things, to impress others, to leave […]

31 May 19

Some days a motivational quote can provide a quick pick-me-up for employees and even management. They can be a breath of fresh air when it comes to a drab afternoon. These are also a great way to jazz up a newsletter or a memo or even to simply print and attach to a bulletin board. […]

31 May 19
Master the Simple. Become the Expert.

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Resource Friday! Today I thought I would give a short outline of some of the books I listened to in 2018 in a similar post to the one I made about the 21 impactful books I read last year. Because of my 45 minute drive to and from work, […]

30 May 19
Russia News Now

The day is here! After five years, a new European Parliament has been elected! What is the European Parliament? That doesn’t matter too much. On the human level, it is a retirement home for has-been politicians and a trial area for the new generation of (increasingly rootless frequent-flyer) whippersnappers. In terms of policy, it influences […]

29 May 19
Lethargic Logic

” The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups. ” – Henry Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson It’s fitting that this all-important lesson to […]