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War is the cost of fighting off the truth

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Economist soundtracks–Mises

One of the most notable economists and social philosophers of the twentieth century, Ludwig von Mises, in the course of a long and highly productive life, developed an integrated, deduct­ive science of economics based on the fundamental axiom that in­dividual … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Playlist

Our ode to the best holiday ever featuring some of the best music ever. You’ll be surprised at how many great songs are about or feature allusions to the 4th of July. From Chicago’s classic ‘Every day’s the Fourth of … Continue reading

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Economist soundtracks–Friedman

In this latest edition of Economist Soundtracks, we look at a man who The Economist magazine described as “the most influential economist of the second half of the 20th century…possibly of all of it.” Milton Friedman (July 31, 1912 – … Continue reading

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Economist soundtracks–Marx

In this, the fourth installment of economist soundtracks, we look at the fascinating life and work of Karl Marx, who obviously faced no shortage of facial hair. Karl Heinrich Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German … Continue reading

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Economist soundtracks–Smith

In our economist soundtracks series, we now turn to the man who might well be described as the father of modern economics, Adam Smith. Adam Smith (baptized 16 June 1723 – died 17 July 1790) was a Scottish social philosopher and … Continue reading

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Economist soundtracks–Hayek

This is the second installment of “economist soundtracks”, dedicated to Keynes’ nemesis and challenger to statists everywhere, Friedrich A. Hayek. Friedrich August Hayek CH (8 May 1899 – 23 March 1992), born in Austria-Hungary as Friedrich August von Hayek, was an … Continue reading

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Economist soundtracks–Keynes

In this and subsequent “economist soundtracks”, we will feature a playlist of songs that highlight each economist’s life and work. To kick things off, I have chosen the economist that is perhaps the most influential throughout the last hundred years, … Continue reading

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