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(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 71 of Deirdre McCloskey’s and Art Carden’s superb new (2020) book, Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich: How the Bourgeois Deal Enriched the World: An ethical market economy, we further claim, has been best achieved not by industrial...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetWhat would Adam Smith say about humanity’s reaction to Covid-19? Of course, no one can really know. But there’s good reason to think that Smith would worry about the Covid-inspired social separation. In his 2020 book, Adam Smith, the University of Glasgow’s Craig Smith...

With the election of Joe Biden as president, the question naturally arises: Where do libertarians go from here? Do they pursue the reform-oriented, conservatism-lite positions that have come to characterize much of the libertarian movement? Or do libertarians go all out for the next four...

I’ve spent over 30 years arguing about ideas.  During those decades, I’ve learned a lot.  I’ve changed my mind.  I’ve changed minds. Normally, however, arguing about ideas is fruitless.  Tempers fray.  Discussion goes in circles.  Each and every mental corruption that Philip Tetlock has explored rears...