“The lesson of history,” Ferguson eagerly argues, “is that biological and political contagions often coincide.”
The theme of Jesse Singal’s book, The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can’t Cure Our Social Ills, is that many psychological theories that have promised a quick fix for various social problems have not lived up to their hype. Singal does a very good expose, although there is more to be said in some cases. I will make brief comments on each chapter.
“Faucian Bargain: The Most Powerful and Dangerous Bureaucrat in American History” by Steven Deace, “Lockdowns on Trial” by Michael Betrus, and “When Politicians Panicked” by John Tamny.
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Ludwig von Mises’s majestic magnum opus, Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, was published on September 14, 1949. In the nearly seven decades since its appearance, Human Action has come to be recognized as one of the truly great classics of modern economics.
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Andrew Bernstein’s Capitalism UnBound stunningly shows why and how the protection of individual rights gives rise to prosperity and creates a nation of benevolently generous wealth holders.
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An Excerpt from the first draft of the Introduction to Andrew Bernstein’s forthcoming book The Capitalist Manifesto.
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It is the radical thesis of this extraordinary book that rationality is under assault by the academic community.
This book is an uncompromising argument for freedom in the realm of banking.
C. Bradley Thompson is the Chairman of the Department of History and Political Science at Ashland University in Ohio. He received his Ph.D at Brown University. He has also been a visiting fellow at Harvard University, a John Adams Fellow at the University of London,...
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Why our disintegrating culture is turning out so many people who are so much less than men can be.
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