Archive for Potpourri

Potpourri

==> I explain why I think Carl Menger still added to our understanding of the origin of money, although Adam Smith definitely anticipated most of the explanation. ==> I side with David R. Henderson in thinking Scott Sumner has put forth an untenable view on how to settle questions of morality. ==> Since I’m linking […]

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Podcast Potpourri

==> In the latest Bob Murphy Show, I talk with Robbie “the Fire” Bernstein about stand-up comedy, AOC, and the coming crash. ==> In episode 185 of Contra Krugman, we bring on David Stockman to help dissect Mankiw’s love letter to the Fed. (No, really.) Then in episode 186 we reluctantly retire the Krugman Collusion […]

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==> 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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