Category Archives: Economics

Items that fall within the realm of economic discussion but may not have explicit philosophical or policy statements.

Classic problem with left-wing economists

This article from Slate does a very decent job at explaining how bad the economic situation is and will most likely remain so for the foreseeable future. Then near the end, the classic Keynesian slip, “That is not to say that there is nothing to be done, of course, or that the current state of […]

The Future of Money?

‘Bitcoin’ is an interesting example of the future of money. Bitcoin is a non-asset backed and non-state controlled money. With the Fed destroying the value of our money it comes as no surprise that we should start to see such experiments as these. I tend to be skeptical of such non-asset backed currencies, but it […]

FDR’s Depression Policies Debate

A great debate between Bernard Malamud and Lawrence E. Reed over FDR’s economic policies during the Great Depression.  It is a bit long, but well worth the time.