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DONALD J BOUDREAUX, THE FREEMAN Up until recently, one of the brightest lights in today’s blogosphere was EconLog’s Arnold Kling. (Alas, he recently decided to opt for the essay form.) He was one of the few bloggers whose every post I read and pondered carefully. When I found myself objecting...
DONALD J BOUDREAUX, THE FREEMAN We’ve all seen old photos and film clips of people trying to fly like birds. Each of these aspiring aviators has wing-like things strapped to his arms. But no amount of flapping, however furious, ever gets him airborne like the birds he’s trying to imitate. The...
Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Donald Boudreaux What caused the Industrial Revolution? Few questions in economic history are discussed and debated as much as this one. Even if you happen to be among the small number of people who regret what historian (and Freeman columnist) Steve Davies calls “the wealth explosion”...