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Murphy Twin Spin

We’re back from the Contra Cruise, but now I’m headed to Mises U! Here’s some stuff to tide you over: ==> The Contra Krugman episode live from the Cruise. ==> My IER piece summarizing Oren Cass’s recent House testimony on the costs of climate change.

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Potpourri

I have a lot going on right now–good stuff!–so my blogging will be sparse. Here are some things to placate you: ==> My conversation with Karl Smith. It may lead you to think about fiscal stimulus in a new way. ==> Ep . 194 of Contra Krugman, in which we bust Krugman’s attempt to say progressives are policy wonks who follow the evidence. ==> Can’t remember if I already posted this, but my article at IER on a new working paper from Kotlikoff,...

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Murphy Triple Play

==> In the latest Bob Murphy Show, I interview Lew Rockwell. We get into some pretty serious stuff, including the methods by which the CIA kill people. ==> In the latest Contra Krugman, Tom and I discuss Bernie’s apparent hypocrisy on now being a millionaire in the 1%. ==> In my latest IER column, I explain that–according to the UN’s periodic report on climate change science and policy–it is absolutely not the case that we “have a decade left” to...

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Podcast Potpourri

==> In the latest Bob Murphy Show, I talk with Robbie “the Fire” Bernstein about stand-up comedy, AOC, and the coming crash. ==> In episode 185 of Contra Krugman, we bring on David Stockman to help dissect Mankiw’s love letter to the Fed. (No, really.) Then in episode 186 we reluctantly retire the Krugman Collusion Avoision Meter. ==> It’s not all about me: Check out Tom’s interview with Jacob Hornberger on the CIA. It’s pretty awesome.

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Rothbard on the “Sustained Sneer”

Ryan Griggs alerted me to this footnote in Rothbard’s Man, Economy, and State (p. 975 of the Scholar’s Edition)in which he describes Galbraith’s rhetorical style when dealing with opponents: 92 Galbraith’s major rhetorical device may be called “the sustained sneer,” which includes (a ) presenting an opposing argument so sardonically as to make it seem patently absurd, with no need for reasoned refutation; (b ) coining and reiterating Veblenesque names of...

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Potpourri

==> Nelson Nash died in late March. This issue of Bank Notes has some tributes to him, including mine. (In the new Lara-Murphy Report [sub required] I have a longer one.) ==> In the latest Contra Krugman we talk about Krugman going after Stephen Moore. I thought Krugman’s crack about Freedom Fest was pretty low, tell me if you agree. ==> In related news, David R. Henderson has a good piece on the Moore nomination, specifically his gentle yet firm...

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Potpourri

==> A writer in The Guardian admits socialism necessary to stop climate change. See, we’re not paranoid. ==> Speaking of socialists, even some of them oppose MMT. C. Jay Engel and I discuss. ==> I may have already posted this but: In the latest Contra Krugman, Tom and I talk about Krueger and the minimum wage debate. I also correctly pronounce the name “Daniel Kuehn.”

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Catching Up on Podcasts

I have been traveling a lot and I can’t remember if I posted all of these. So anyway… The Bob Murphy Show ep. 14 is my review of The Three Lads and the Lizard King. The BMS ep. 15 is my interview with David Gornoski, which got into some heavy-duty stuff about scapegoating. The BMS ep. 16 is my interview with Joe Salerno, which covers some of his work in Austrian economics but also fun Rothbard anecdotes. And the last three episodes of Contra...

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Nominations for Best Intro Episodes to Contra Krugman?

Some homework for you, kids: My dad wants me to compile a list of some of the best Contra Krugman episodes for him to send others, if they express interest in the concept. So the point here isn’t to teach someone Austrian business cycle theory, the point is to get the person to think, “Oh yeah, I’m glad I just spent a half hour listening to that, I’ll get some more episodes.” What do you think? I’ve noticed that my favorite episodes are not necessarily yours....

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