Framing the Dialogue

Posts Tagged ‘economics’

Time Will Run Back

time runs back 2This book was a great surprise for me. Time Will Run Back was written by one of my favorite economics authors, Henry Hazlitt. His earlier work titled Economics In One Lesson is more or less a text book that read, to me anyway, like a novel. Okay not really like a novel, but I found it to be readable and understandable. When I started reading this book I was astonished to find that this was, in fact, a work of fiction.

Taxing Economics

gas taxI should go back sometime over my previous posts to see how many times I’ve mentioned the fact that far too many Americans lack a basic understanding of economics.  You would think by now and knowing this fact that I would somehow be immune to the stupidity and let it go.  It seems that I cannot.

Economics In Many Lessons – Welfare

Another of my favorite economists, Thomas Sowell, schools a liberal on welfare. It is interesting how the arguments never change. You should watch the post on “do gooders” after this.

By the way for you Glenn Beck fans out there the liberal is Francis Fox Piven who Glenn regularly talks about.

Economics In Many Lessons – The Pencil

Milton Friedman is one of my favorite economics.  He is brilliant, but most importantly he has a way of explaining things in a very simple way.  Why his lectures, widely available on YouTube, are not shown in every school is a mystery to me.  Here he discussed the magic of the pencil

This video was a take on the famous book(let) by Leonard Read titled I, Pencil.