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(Don Boudreaux) TweetHere’s a letter to the Wall Street Journal: Editor: Writing about the off-the-charts fraud and abuse of Covid “relief” programs, James Freeman homes in nicely on a key point (“The Great American Rip-Off,” June 12): For that matter perhaps the people who endorsed the idea of...

It would be difficult to find a better example of moral obtuseness than the mindset that leftists/liberals/progressives/socialists have toward wealth and poverty. (I’ll use the term “liberals” for the rest of this essay.) Liberals constantly lament the plight of the poor in American society today. But...

The author is Jonathan Levy (U. Chicago) and the subtitle is A History of the United States, noting it is mostly an economic history from a left-mercantilist, nation-building point of view.  So far on p.95 I quite like the book, here is one excerpt: Ironically enough,...

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 32 of Thomas Sowell’s excellent 1984 book, Civil Rights: Rhetoric or Reality? (original emphasis): It would perhaps be easier to find an inverse correlation between political activity and economic success than a direct correlation. Groups that have the skills for...