A recent WaPo article had this shrill headline: “Majority of Millennials Now Reject Capitalism, Poll Shows.”
I thought that was (at least) misleading as a way of interpreting the data. I understand that if the headline writers at the WaPo actually understood data and stats, they’d have better jobs than working at the WaPo. […]
Amtrak is in legal trouble.
The rail service provider has long enjoyed an anomalous legal status, as a for-profit corporation created by the U.S. government. But in 2008, the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act, or PRIIA, heightened that anomaly by giving Amtrak a say in crafting and imposing the regulations that the entire […]
1) I’ll be talking about the book, in conversation with Douglas Baird (University of Chicago Law School), Saturday at 2:30 at the Seminary Co-op bookstore in Chicago: https://www.facebook.com/events/210791759288983/
3) Donald […]
There’s a symposium on Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom starting today at Liberty Fund’s “Liberty Matters.” It will be continuing over the next couple of weeks. As befits the host site, the emphasis will be a bit more on the historical argument of the book than was the case for the BHL symposium. […]
In which I consider a possible partial explanation for Trumpism. A blog post over at Learn Liberty.
Whether that response is valid is a harder problem. Interestingly the recent EconTalk with Robert Frank touches many of these same themes…