Tag Archives: Tom Woods

Organized Labor and the Haymarket Affair, Revisited

This past weekend, I was involved in a conversation on the nature of organized labor and the subject of the Haymarket Affair came up. I’ll confess right off the bat that I’m not the most knowledgable person in the room … Continue reading

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For those of you following either my blog or the Duke Chronicle, so-called “equal pay” has been big in the news over the past two weeks. A couple of notes on the subject. First of all, Elena Botella’s “Women and …

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Another Chronicle columnist chimes in on last week’s “Equal Pay is Anti-feminist,” with an article entitled “Women and Wheelbarrows.” Although this column is well-written, I think it totally misses the point. The column is arguing that there is a tendency …

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A friend from high school e-mailed me a survey as part of a women’s studies course. As I was writing out my responses, I felt that some of them were highly relevant to topics that I discuss here, so I …

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Secession Petitions

I’m going to take a quick break from my “Gas Rationing, Price Controls, and Crisis Response” series to make a comment on the secession petitions that have been making the rounds at the White House. A varying number of citizens … Continue reading

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As I mentioned yesterday, a friend of mine e-mailed me this week with questions concerning the Austrian position on the FDIC and deposit insurance in general. Now, to be clear, I am no economist, and I study the Austrian School …

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Lately, I’ve been scouring the Mises Institute’s iTunes U page for their free podcasts, lectures, and books-on-tape. I have come across a series of lectures by historian Tom Woods (author of Nullification, Meltdown, and Rollback) on American history entitled “The Truth about …

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