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Cafe Hayek · 13h ago

Christian Science Monitor Op-ed: “Middle-class woes? A letter to Lou Dobbs.”

(Don Boudreaux) TweetIn the January 4th, 2007, edition of the Christian Science Monitor I penned an open letter to Lou Dobbs.  My long open letter is below the fold.
Cafe Hayek · 14h ago

Quotation of the Day…

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 489 of the late Wesleyan University economic historian Stanley Lebergott’s great 1984 book, The Americans: An Economic Record: For a thousand years the gr...
Cafe Hayek · 22h ago

Little Pink House

(Don Boudreaux) TweetIn what is perhaps the worst U.S. Supreme Court decision in my lifetime (although here is one of a handful of competitors for that awful honor), the highest court in the...
Cafe Hayek · 1d ago

Bonus Quotation of the Day…

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from President Ronald Reagan’s May 31st, 1988, speech at Moscow State University (link added): Like a chrysalis, we’re emerging from the economy of the Industrial R...
Cafe Hayek · 1d ago

The Wages of Recycling

(Don Boudreaux) TweetHere’s a letter to “Proudly Progressive” – for me a first-time correspondent, and one who does not like my recent column in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Mr. or Ms. Pro...
Cafe Hayek · 1d ago

Christian Science Monitor Op-ed: “Want world peace? Support free trade.”

(Don Boudreaux) TweetIn my on-going effort to archive here at Cafe Hayek as many of my past writings as possible, I repost here an op-ed of mine that appeared in the November 20th, 2006, edi...
Cafe Hayek · 1d ago

Some Links

(Don Boudreaux) TweetMark Perry says that you might be a protectionist if… John Tamny justifiably laments the influence today of Peter Navarro – a man whose vast ignorance of trade is matche...
Cafe Hayek · 1d ago

Quotation of the Day…

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 169 of Robert Nisbet’s June 1975 Commentary article, “The New Despotism,” as it is revised and reprinted as Essay Five in the 1979 Liberty Fund collection...
Cafe Hayek · 2d ago

Bonus Quotation of the Day…

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 261 of 2014 Economics Nobel laureate Jean Tirole’s 2017 book, Economics for the Common Good: Protectionism takes away the benefits of international specia...
Cafe Hayek · 2d ago

Trump’s West Wing Is Clogged with Ignorance about Trade

(Don Boudreaux) TweetHere’s a letter to the Wall Street Journal: Nancy McLernon correctly notes that allowing foreign dredgers to compete in the United States would open U.S. harbors and por...