By Mary Theroux | Friday December 4, 2009 at 4:35 PM PDT | 12 Comments
Remember that great Cold War movie, “WarGames“? It portrays a young computer nerd who makes his way into a government computer and sets it on a course convincing top government officials that the end of the world is imminent. Based on the computer simulation playing out on their screens, which they believe reflects reality,...
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Tags: climategate, CRU, Environment, Europe, Global Warming, hockey stick, Michael Mann, Politics, Presidential Power, Propaganda, Science, Transparency, War, War Games, WarGames
By Art Carden | at 9:25 AM PDT | 0 Comments
Carden, Art and Robert A. Lawson. 2009. Human Rights and Economic Liberalization, under review at Business and Politics. This paper has made the rounds at a handful of conferences and is finally available. Thanks to everyone who has offered comments and suggestions. The abstract: Using several case studies and data from the Economic Freedom...
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Tags: Business, caspitalism, Chile, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Criminal Justice, economic freedom, Economic Freedom of the World, economic liberalization, Economics, Fascism, Free Market, human rights, Military, Milton Friedman, Morality, Nationalization, Natural Law, Personal Liberty, Pinochet, Politics, Presidential Power, Privatization, Propaganda, Property Rights, Socialism, statism, Surveillance, The Road to Serfdom, The Shock Doctrine, The State, Torture, Utilitarianism