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Economist Russ Roberts, the co-creator of those hilarious Keynes-Hayek rap videos and the host of the EconTalk podcast, has a book out about Adam Smith’s “Theory of Moral Sentiments,” which is often held up as a contrast to Smith’s “Wealth of Nations.” But is it? More in my Sunday column.
If the middle class is getting crushed, who is doing the crushing? More in my Sunday column.
Is that such a bad thing? More in my Sunday column.
They’re in the background, and they like it that way. No, they’re not festering and fretting about being behind the scenes players. More in my Sunday column on “The Invisibles.”
He talks about the time he stabbed a guy, whether he’ll run for president and his opinion of the current holder of that office. More in my Sunday column.
Everything you think you know about hangovers is wrong. More in my Sunday column.
Poop transfusions (”s–t swaps”) are a thing. A disgusting thing, true, but “Think Like a Freak” is, typically, full of such counterintuitive stories. More in my Sunday column.
….is Dr. Seuss’s “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” More in my Sunday column.
A new book on the Reykjavik meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev illustrates how to negotiate with a Russian. More in my Sunday column.
Nonstop cheerleading from Paul Krugman and his acolytes pushed French economist Thomas Piketty’s book “Capital” to the top of the Amazon bestseller list this week. Are the liberals right to think that the neo-Marxist Piketty is going to change how we think about the political economy? Nah. More in my Sunday column.
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