The Mind Conspirators

Worthwhile read for libertarians – The Mind Conspirators by Nelson Hultberg. A quote:

Philosophical fallacies and socialist falsifications of economics and history have gained sway in the school system to poison our citizens’ minds against the American concept of freedom. Such fallacies have created a grossly distorted image for the man in the . . . → Read More: The Mind Conspirators

Authoritarian Politics and Economic Growth

Dani Rodrik argues (link) that political dictatorship is damaging to economic growth since democracies not only outperformed countries with flawed political regimes in the dynamics of economic growth but also in terms of greater civil, economic and political liberties and investment in education that help enforce better public policies and yield better prospects of . . . → Read More: Authoritarian Politics and Economic Growth

Economic Events on September 9, 2010

At 8:30 AM EDT, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report.  The consensus is that there were 470,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be an slight decrease in claims from last week’s number.

Also at 8:30 AM EDT, the International Trade report for July will be released.  The . . . → Read More: Economic Events on September 9, 2010