This week we celebrate the life of Murray N. Rothbard, born on the second of March 1926, a Tuesday, in the Bronx. And what a Bronx it was, teeming with brilliant intellectuals, dedicated Communists, and…

A gentleman who does work for us sent me a text recently saying the price of his supplies has increased 20 percent, so he wants to increase his monthly fee 10 percent. It was a…

[These edited extracts, from an interview in the February 1973 issue of Reason magazine, first ran in the June 1999 issue of the Rothbard-Rockwell Report.] Q: Why, in your view, is isolationism an essential tenet of libertarian foreign policy?…

Higher education sentences to ponder - Marginal REVOLUTION Thank-you! You've been successfully added to the Marginal Revolution email subscription list. We find that the WTP [willingness to pay] for in-person instruction (relative to a remote…

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Patient readers, I got wrapped round the axle reading a WHO document. More shortly. –lambert Bird Song of the Day Mockingbird, Ecuador. #COVID19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily…

Adam Tooze has a post discussing the bond vigilante theory: The phrase “bond vigilante” is normally attributed to Ed Yardeni a Wall Street economist who coined it in the 1980s to describe the role of…