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Small Change Friends Section

Tislam Smith, Mike Patterson, Adam Taylor, JP Souza, Zion Wright, Brodie Penrod, and many more! The post Small Change Friends Section appeared first on TransWorld SKATEboarding.

The Infidel or the Professor?, by Amy Willis

Longtime EconTalk listeners have had much occasion to consider the influence of Adam Smith. In this week's episode, discussion of Smith takes an interesting turn as host Russ Roberts welcomes political scientist Dennis Rasmussen to the show. Show More Summary

Russian Libertarians Detained, Apparently on Suspicion of Being Part of Feared Anti-Putin Revolution

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

Over two dozen attendees at the "Adam Smith Forum," a libertarian conference over the weekend in Russia, were arrested by authorities, according to a report from the Freedom Today Network site (an Irish site for millennial libertarians). The...Show More Summary

Dennis Rasmussen on Hume and Smith and The Infidel and the Professor

How did the friendship between David Hume and Adam Smith influence their ideas? Why do their ideas still matter today? Political Scientist Dennis Rasmussen of Tufts University and author of The Infidel and the Professor talks with EconTalk...Show More Summary

Socialism Causes Underage Prostitution

(John Hinderaker) Adam Smith said there is a lot of ruin in a country, but Venezuela is getting ridiculous. How much lower can socialism drag that once-prosperous place? Venezuelans have eaten their pets and raided zoos for dinner; now,...Show More Summary

JOHN HINDERAKER: Socialism Causes Underage Prostitution. “Adam Smith said there is a lot of ruin i…

JOHN HINDERAKER: Socialism Causes Underage Prostitution. “Adam Smith said there is a lot of ruin in a country, but Venezuela is getting ridiculous. How much lower can socialism drag that once-prosperous place?”

Williams: “That Butt Was No Accident And Smith Should’ve Been Disqualified!” 

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing : BoxingNews24

Seven months on, Welsh warlord Liam Williams remains adamant that Liam Smith resorted to foul means when relieving him of his unbeaten record during their high grade and highly controversial interim WBO Super-Welter dust-up at Manchester Arena. Show More Summary

NFL fines Steelers' Mike Mitchell $48K for late hit on Alex Smith

The NFL has fined Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Mike Mitchell $48,620 for his hit on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith on Sunday, which was not only late, but also low. ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted that Mitchell will appeal the fine. Show More Summary

Steelers’ Mike Mitchell reportedly fined $48,620 for late hit on Chiefs’ Alex Smith

The late, low hit on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith is going to cost Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell dearly. Mitchell has been fined $48,620, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, for the hit that left Smith fuming days after the Chiefs’ loss — a large sum that Mitchell plans to appeal. Mitchell, who had […]

Illinois' Adams out for season after shoulder surgery

Illinois defensive back Tony Adams underwent season-ending shoulder surgery Illini coach Lovie Smith announced        

Hunger Strikes "Put a Human Face" on Immigrant Incarceration, US Reps. Smith and Jayapal Say

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A clear cut case of activism leading to action. by Sydney Brownstone US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal speaking at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project about the legislation she and Rep. Adam Smith have introduced to end mandatory detention and private immigration detention centers. Show More Summary

Reps. Adam Smith and Pramila Jayapal Are Back in Seattle to Talk About Ending Private Immigration Prisons

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old father and DACA recipient, was detained in a private immigration prison for a month and a half after a sweep targeting his father. HG The House of Representatives isn't in session this week, so Reps. Show More Summary

Smart, uneven 'Invisible Hand' is about the greed that controls us all

The title of Ayad Akhtar’s 2014 play, “The Invisible Hand,” now in its Chicago premiere at the Steep Theatre, pays homage to Adam Smith. The great economist coined the metaphor in the middle of the 18th century as a way of explaining how individual self-interest, writ large, creates a checks-and-balances...

Adam Savage interviews Kevin Smith

  Kevin Smith, writer and director of Clerks, Mallrats, Dogma, and Tusk sits down with Adam fan to fan to obsess over Planet of the Apes reruns, Star Wars action figures and why science fiction is his personal moral compass   Origin Stories Podcast, hosted by Adam Savage     The post Adam Savage interviews Kevin Smith appeared first on The Big Picture.

Ayn Rand, Adam Smith, Marcus Aurelius and Friends

The Sovereign Professional's Andrew Munro packs a lot of insight into a single post.

Adam Smith: Systematic Philosopher and Public Thinker

That is the new, excellent, and detailed book by Eric Schliesser, a political scientist at Amsterdam.  I would say that Schliesser is a very learned “left Smithian,” and that you should take the subtitle very very seriously.  Here is one excerpt: 1. Show More Summary

Examining Abigail Adams Smith’s Breast Cancer, 3 Oct.

On Tuesday, 3 October, the Thomas Crane Public Library in Quincy will host a panel discussion on “Abigail Adams Smith and the Evolution of the Treatment of Breast Cancer from Colonial America to Today.”Historical background for the event:Abigail...Show More Summary

Friday links: paying for retirements

Review: The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith and the Friendship that Shaped Modern Thought by Dennis Rasmussen is a...

Book Entry: Review: The Scandalous Friendship That Shaped Adam Smith

“The Infidel and the Professor” illuminates the deep bond between the father of economics, an establishment man, and the radical skeptic David Hume.

Ain’t the Free Market Grand?

Jesus, Adam Smith, and Milton Friedman have only one message for you when it comes to Hurricane Irma–engage in as much profiteering as possible. Hey @united this is price gouging. There was word you were going to add flights to help people get out of Miami, but this is ridiculous. — Cindi Avila (@ChefCindi) […]

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