The Independent Review—Winter Issue Now Available
The winter 2014 issue of The Independent Review is hot off the press! This edition of the Independent Institute’s 160-page scholarly journal includes a stimulating mix of timely topics and enduring themes, including a symposium on Nobel laureate economist James M. Buchanan and classical liberalism. Read it and gain a deeper understanding of the ideas and legacy of a hero of the liberty movement who pioneered the study of government failure, public choice, and constitutional economics. Other subjects in the winter issue include Iceland’s and Ireland’s recent banking crises, healthcare without government intervention, economics lessons from The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, worrisome trends in unemployment, and a tribute to the late Charles K. Rowley.
As always, The Independent Review includes insightful book reviews written by leading subject-matter experts. The new issue features reviews of the following books: John P. Tiemstra’s Stories Economists Tell: Studies in Christianity and Economics; Jonathan V. Last’s What to Expect When No One’s Expecting: America’s Coming Demographic Disaster; Samuel Gregg’s Becoming Europe: Economic Decline, Culture, and How America Can Avoid a European Future; James T. Bennett’s They Play, You Pay: Why Taxpayers Build Ballparks, Stadiums, and Arenas for Billionaire Owners and Millionaire Players; and Benn Steil’s The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order. Read them all to better understand current trends and historical turning points.
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[This post also appears in the 12/24/13 issue of The Lighthouse. To subscribe to this weekly newsletter from the Independent Institute, enter your email address here.]