By Abigail R. Hall | Wednesday December 28, 2016 at 3:30 PM PDT | Comments Off on William Easterly and the Pitfalls of Foreign Intervention
In one of my recent blog posts, I discussed the work of NYU economist William Easterly. In particular, I noted how his work on the pitfalls of modern economic development planning bear a striking resemblance to the work and ideas of F. A. Hayek and James M. Buchanan. Easterly makes a distinction between “planners”...
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Tags: Easterly, Economics, Foreign Intervention, foreign policy, William Easterly
By Robert Higgs | Tuesday December 7, 2010 at 10:15 AM PDT | 13 Comments
Sixty-nine years ago, Japanese forces attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, provoking the United States to declare war against Japan. When Japan’s ally Germany declared war on the United States on December 11, 1941, the United States immediately reciprocated. These actions brought the United States into open warfare against the Axis powers and...
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Tags: American History, Axis powers, Day of Deceit, Day of Infamy, Defense, FDR, foreign policy, Germany, government lies, Imperialism, Japan, Military, Munich, Peace, Power, Propaganda, Robert Stinnett, The State, War, World War II