Archive for Potpourri

Potpourri

==> My IER post discussing my Fraser Institute study on the Alberta carbon tax. ==> I was naughty again. ==> I talked about MMT from a socialist perspective, with another guy who was also neither MMT nor socialist. ==> James Galbraith gets saucy on MMT. ==> Does anyone know about WhenHub? I’m looking for an […]

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Murphy vs. Krugman

==> I think this is a case of Krugman stretching the facts more than I can recall him ever doing (in a case where he’s demonstrably wrong, I mean). ==> Tom and I take on Krugman’s whining about all the rage-filled right-wingers.

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==> An old one I keep forgetting to post: Glenn Greenwald documents some amazing examples of media botching stories. ==> Tom finally gives me some respect. ==> Not sure if I posted this yet, but Tom and I talk about Krugman on Warren on the family & the State.

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==> This guy Scott Alexander is very very clever and creative. And along those lines, check out this one. ==> Oh man I had to lay the smack-down. ==> I am included in this collection from FEE. ==> I really liked this Caitlin Johnstone article on narrative. ==> Perhaps I already linked to this, but […]

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==> My interview with Warren Mosler (Bob Murphy Show ep. 18) is up. ==> My critique of MMT is also up. ==> In the movie Dr. Strangelove, the president says it is the avowed position of the US government never to be the first to use nuclear weapons. Not so fast, says Tyler Cowen.

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==> On episode 8 of the Bob Murphy Show I interview David R. Henderson. Among other topics, we discuss his time on the Council of Economic Advisors where he rubbed shoulders with Krugman. ==> On episode 167 of Contra Krugman we call an audible and cover “hard topics” in libertarianism, such as terrorism and medical […]

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(Get it, like “more Potpourri”?) In my previous post I forgot to mention these items: ==> I had a blog post at Independent remarking on the 10th anniversary of the Bitcoin whitepaper. ==> This fictional piece from Scott Alexander is excellent.

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Sorry for the radio silence. We had the 3rd annual Contra Cruise, and I also had a bunch of “day job” projects. Things should be getting back to normal around here… ==> Speaking of the cruise, this is the episode Tom and I recorded in front of the live audience. Good stuff–and don’t miss the […]

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