Monthly Archives: September 2016

New On the Shelf, New on the Kindle

Calestous Juma, Innovation and its Enemies. After flipping through it and reading the section headings I can already tell this is going to be very interesting. If you don’t follow the author on Twitter, you should: @calestous. Robert Gordon, The Rise and Fall of American Growth. I read the first few dozen pages on my Kindle […]

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Review: The Art Of Less Doing

If you’ve already read books like Getting Things Done by David Allen, Essentialism by Greg McKeown, or The Four-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss, or Jason Womack’s books, Your Best Just Got Better and Get Momentum, you won’t find much in The Art Of Less Doing by Ari Meisel that’s really new. That said, it’s very interesting […]

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Stock Your Shelves, Economically

I gave a ton of books to the university library a few months ago, but I’m generally a very big fan of having a lot of books around. In response to an article saying students should keep their textbooks, I offer the following advice: Be on the lookout for textbooks at thrift stores. I’ve gotten […]

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A Chronicle Of My Thoughts On The TSA

The US Government responded very poorly to the terrorist attack on September 11th by creating the Transportation Security Administration. The TSA is a perpetual monument to a frightened electorate that is very bad at Math. Specifically, the TSA represents a gross overreaction that causes more problems than it solves. On Transportation Security Mises Institute, November 11, […]

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The Stadium Scam

Check out these articles I’ve written about subsidizing stadiums. Dobelli on Stadiums: What are the Alternatives? It’s Time for Governments to Get Over the Edifice Complex Health Care, Wage Gaps, Walmart, Stadiums And Spending: Notes From Stossel’s ‘Liar, Liar’ WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Stadium Scam Your City Probably Doesn’t Need a Government-Financed Stadium or Convention Center […]

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