Tag: economic development
NASA’s Children’s Climate Change Website, and the book 1984: Creating Spies One Child at a Time
From our friend Cal Beisner over at the Cornwall Alliance: What would you say if your child accused you of a thought crime, and turned you in to the thought police? Would you say it was ridiculous? Perhaps you would say, “There is no ‘thought crime’ in the United States.” Surely your children would...
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Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa Interviewed at Pepperdine University
Independent Institute Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa was interviewed at Pepperdine University. [audio:2010_11_29_llosa_pepperdine.mp3] Download mp3 file. Also, please see the following books from him: Liberty for Latin America: How to Undo Five Hundred Years of State Oppression The Che Guevara Myth and the Future of Liberty Lessons from the Poor: Triumph of the Entrepreneurial...
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Arnold Harberger on the Chicago Boys
In my Econ 100 class, we discussed Milton Friedman and monetarism on Thursday. Some of my students mentioned Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine, and I emailed everyone links to Robert Lawson’s and my paper “Human Rights and Economic Liberalization” and my review essay on Klein’s book. After I distributed the published version of my...
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