==> I thought this Lew Rockwell podcast about “guilt, shame, and anxiety” was interesting. Now I understand my life…
==> My recent Mises CA post on bank moral hazard and liability for shareholders.
==> Here’s the agenda for the Texas Bitcoin conference, on March 28-29 in Austin. If you use discount code “robertmurphy” you get $25 off.
==> Speaking of Bitcoin, here’s my interview with John Bush. We talk about Silk Road, hitmen, pacifism, the regression theorem, and all kinds of cool stuff…
==> Here’s a good NR article talking about Krugman (and Mike Konczal) pointing at the stands and then the Market Monetarists struck them out. I like this one in particular because it focuses on David Beckworth.
==> My latest at IER shows that even the fans of a carbon tax agree it will hurt the economy, even if 100% of the revenues are recycled back through payroll tax cuts. Look at this chart from a 2013 Resources for the Future (RFF) study:
The next time someone tells you, “Econ 101 says ‘tax bads, not goods,’ duh, a sensibly designed carbon tax swap will help the environment and the economy!” you can show him this chart.