Tag Archives: capitalism

The economic argument against woo-woo

This via the outstanding (as always) xkcd (and a tip of the hat to the redoubtable Dave Bath). If woo worked, here are some potential market applications. Do click through to xkcd’s site to view the mouse-over, which doesn’t work for everyone on a WordPress blog. It is chuckle-worthy.

Brother Number One Says Markets Make Great Prosperity!

Over at Catallaxy, Sinclair has a very thought-provoking and chewy post on states that are economically capitalist but politically illiberal (to greater or lesser degrees). He asks whether those states will one day move beyond their illiberality, or whether they can remain illiberal while enshrining many of the things that make political liberalism possible: secure […]