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Thursday, October 1, 2020Hoover InstitutionThe Hoover Institution presents an online virtual speaker series based on the scholarly research and commentary written by Hoover fellows participating in the Human Prosperity Project on Socialism and Free-Market Capitalism. This project objectively investigates the historical record to assess the...

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 79 of Deirdre McCloskey’s important 2019 book, Why Liberalism Works: How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All: The communist, fascist, and national socialist régimes dating from 1917, 1922, and 1933, all of them versions...

Every political ideology has three elements: a vision of hell with an enemy that needs to be crushed, a vision of a more perfect world, and a plan for transitioning from one to the other. The means of transition usually involve the takeover and deployment...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetPhil Magness reports on a new paper co-authored by Anthony Fauci, M.D. In this paper, Dr. Fauci and his co-author (Dr. David Morens) write: It is a useful ‘‘thought experiment’’ to note that until recent decades and centuries, many deadly pandemic diseases either did...

Where do our deepest personal values come from? Can we choose those values? Philosopher and author Agnes Callard of the University of Chicago talks about her book, Aspiration, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Callard explores the challenge of aspiration–who we are versus who we would...