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Book Review: Mobs, Messiahs, and Markets

Mobs, Messiahs, And Markets:  Surviving The Public Spectacle In Finance And Politics, by William Bonner and Lila Rajiva At the beginning of the book, there is a preface that seeks to explain that this book will never win a Nobel … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wealth, Poverty And Politics

Wealth, Poverty And Politics:  An International Perspective, by Thomas Sowell There is a great deal in this book that is familiar if you have read some of the author’s other books.  Like many authors (myself included), Sowell has a consistent … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rare

Rare:  The High-Stakes Race To Satisfy Our Need For The Scarcest Metals On Earth, by Keith Veronese Admittedly, I would not consider myself to be as knowledgeable about the state of conflict metals or the current Chinese domination of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Basic Economics (1)

Basic Economics:  A Common Sense Guide To The Economy, by Thomas Sowell This is the second edition of this particular book I have read.  The first edition was a modest sized book of about 300 pages or so, and this … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Applied Economics

Applied Economics:  Thinking Beyond Stage One, by Thomas Sowell, read by Bill Wallace This book was a joy to listen to, as I had the chance to do so during my recent trip to California with a couple of friends/relatives.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Basic Economics

Basic Economics:  A Citizen’s Guide To The Economy, by Thomas Sowell Economics is one of those subjects that does not always strike readers as a very fascinating one, but this book manages to do a good job at keeping history … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Forgotten Man

The Forgotten Man:  A New History Of The Great Depression, by Amity Shlaes It is really only recently that I started reading much about the history of the Great Depression, an area of history that I have not tended to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Great Depression And The New Deal

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Great Depression And The New Deal, by Robert P. Murphy, Ph.D As someone who is a fan of the series to which this book belongs, I expected this book to at least give me … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Paradox Of Choice

The Paradox Of Choice:  Why More Is Less, by Barry Schwartz This is a book that disappointed me.  There are a lot of things about this particular book that are worthwhile insights, but at the same time the perspective of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Economic Facts And Fallacies

Economic Facts And Fallacies, by Thomas Sowell For a variety of reasons, economic matters are ones where a large amount of fallacies have come about.  Why is this so?  Well, for one, economics is a social science that deals with … Continue reading

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