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Christian, Austrian economist, and libertarian theorist. Research Prof at Texas Tech and author of *Choice*. Paul Krugman's worst nightmare.

Robert Murphy: Free Advice

“Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen?”

When I was about 17, I was watching my 11-year-old brother talk smack in our front yard to a kid who was about 13. They were trash talking back and forth, and my brother ran up to the kid to attack him. The kid had clearly had some martial arts training, because he did a backwards kick into my oncoming brother’s chest, knocking my brother flat on his back on the grass. At this point I came out of the house and said, “OK guys, let’s break it up” and dispersed the...

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Dirty Secrets About the CLEAN Future Act

This article is a pretty good summary of my main points on climate change econ/policy over the last several years. An excerpt: The official framework for the CLEAN Future Act repeatedly alludes to “the scientific consensus that all countries must shift to net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 to avoid the most devastating consequences of climate change,” and it cites the UN’s IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C as the source for this claim. As this statement...

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