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Tag: F.A. Hayek
  • The UN Still Doesn’t Get It

    The horrors of the North Korean totalitarian state are well documented. As expected, massive amounts of the North Korean populace are starving to death from years of brutal central-planning of the economy. The most interesting nugget from this article was the UN’s World Food Programme take on North Korea’s plight: North Korea faces its worst …

  • New Hayek Interview

    As Jeff Tucker over at the Mises Institute mentions, here is a new Hayek interview which includes discussion of Mises and Keynes and — like all of Hayek’s interviews — is thoroughly interesting throughout.

  • Why the Worst Get on Top

    Throughout the course of modern history, the cyclical nature of government has always been to expand itself, corrupt itself, and to subsequently be replaced by a new regime or government which makes the same predictable mistakes as the last. Corruption and immorality, while rampant in government today, are hardly new:  The Emperor Nero of Rome …

  • The Road to Serfdom Sold Out!

    Earlier this week, Glenn Beck aired a special on F.A. Hayek’s The Road To Serdom and apparently it has paid off. According to the University of Chicago Press, in under 24 hours after the airing of Beck’s special they sold over 13,000 copies. The book is also performing quite well on Amazon’s e-book site as …

  • Hayek and Woods Get Major Bump In Sales After Beck Show

    Today, Road to Serfdom is a #1 seller on Amazon after an hour long discussion about the work on the Glenn Beck Show last night.  It appears viewers have taken the advice of the host and are ordering in masse this essential read.  Tom Woods made a guest appearance to discuss free markets and the …

  • Road to Serfdom a bestseller again?

    F.A. Hayek’s timeless classic has reached the top of Amazon’s bestseller list. This was certainly a feat considering the book’s 1941 original publishing date. A large portion of it’s success could be attributed to the recent special aired on the Glenn Beck Program on the book that featured Yuri Maltsev and Thomas Woods. Maltsev, who …

  • Bernanke: Fed should monitor all banks.

    Wonderful.  Just wonderful. The ever overconfident Ben Bernanke told House members Wednesday that he wants the Federal Reserve to consistently resume its recent role of regulating all banks, regardless of size.  CNN Money reports: Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke made his strongest case yet to Congress on Wednesday for the Federal Reserve keeping its regulatory oversight …