Interesting Readings for February 8, 2010

Read this interview in the Times of India with Steve Coll, and this Congressional testimony of his. If you haven’t yet read Ghost Wars, you should. Vijay Kelkar’s recent speech on privatisation. The comments on this blog post are worth reading. Sanjeev Sanyal, in Business Standard, summarises our public policy problem: we need . . . → Read More: Interesting Readings for February 8, 2010

Danny Tarkanian’s Statement

Congressional spending and Federal Reserve policy have teamed up to lock the U.S. economy into a downward cycle that may lead to catastrophic failure if left unchecked. Both Congress and the Federal Reserve have taken reckless abandon in their recent attempts to insert the federal government as a solution to the country´s economic woes. Rapid response and common sense solutions are required to counteract these irresponsible practices. . . . → Read More: Danny Tarkanian’s Statement

What Could Go Wrong if Petroleum Product Prices are Decontrolled?

I have an article in Financial Express on this today.

Your Uplfiting Monday Message

From Albert Jay Nock’s Our Enemy, the State:

What we and our more nearly immediate descendants shall see is a steady progress in collectivism running off into military despotism of a severe type.  Closer centralization; a steadily growing bureaucracy; State power and faith in State power increasing, social power . . . → Read More: Your Uplfiting Monday Message