(April 30, 2016 01:05 PM, by Emily Skarbek) I have just come across a nice two part documentary on Adam Smith available at Free to Choose TV. The videos give those unfamiliar with Smith's thought a good introduction to his life and work in both the Theory of... (0 COMMENTS)
Submitted by Adam Smith via PeakProsperity.com, Students of Austrian business cycle theory are familiar with the term malinvestment. A malinvestment is any poor use of resources or capital, commonly made in response to bad policy (usually artificially low interest rates and/or unsustainable increases in the monetary supply). Show More Summary
Nearly two and a half centuries after Adam Smith vanquished the mercantilists, mercantilism is the beacon of U.S. trade policy. In descending order of priority, U.S. trade policy is oriented toward three objectives: (1) Accelerating...Show More Summary
One of the best aspects of contemporary horror anthology films is the diversity of cinematic visions that come with the territory. Whether a segment goes for gasps, laughs or dry-heaves, the fact that you get a different flavor of filmmaking with each passing tale is fantastic, especially for the curious fright fans out there who […]
Keisha Atwell and Patricia Rozario, Clocks 1888 the greener - photographer Ed Sunman Martin Ward Clocks 1888: the greener; Keisha Atwell, Patricia Rozario, Dickon Gough, Adam Temple Smith; Hackney Empire Reviewed by Ruth Hansford onShow More Summary
Following a national nomination process for a visual artist to honor, the U.K. has announced the new face of the £20 bill. He's known for landscapes, seascapes and innovative depiction of light.
(Paul Mirengoff) Sen. Tom Cotton has moved to block the confirmation of Adam Szubin, President Obama’s selection for the position of Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes. Lee Smith has the story for the Weekly Standard. Show More Summary
Sam Bowman of the UK’s Adam Smith Institute writes what he calls “a neoliberal case for a basic income.” Despite his loathing for the term neoliberal, Jason Kuznicki embraces this case and builds upon it, with reference to Levy and Hayek.
by Rich Smith The faces you can see from left to right: Jasmine Jean Sim, MJ Sieber, Adam Standley, Keiko Green, Suzanne Bouchard. They're all apprehensive because they're standing on garish metal platforms that make no sense in the world of the play. Show More Summary
Gavin Kennedy: ["Bound by The World Order in Which He Lived:" On Why Adam Smith Was a Realist, Not an Ideologue](http://simplycharly.com/people/adam-smith/read/interviews/bound-by-the-world-order-in-which-he-lived-gavin-kennedy-on-why-adam-smith-was-a-realist-not-an-ideologue):...Show More Summary
(April 15, 2016 11:58 AM, by Emily Skarbek) Adam Smith argues that political leaders rely on decorum to shape their rhetorical appeals, and that voters look for the fit between speech and character to gauge moral trustworthiness. In other words, the audience of a politician is attracted to... (0 COMMENTS)
In 2010, Adam Smith stepped aside as CEO of Xobni — a then-hot e-mail management startup he had cofounded in 2006 out of his MIT dorm room. Today, almost six years later, Smith introduces his next venture, Kite: A new tool that makes...Show More Summary
His new book is titled Legislating Instability: Adam Smith, Free Banking, and the Financial Crisis of 1772. From Harvard University Press, here is one summary bit: The central argument of my thesis is thus that the salient financial...Show More Summary
Sam was out with a group of his friends, I was out with a group of mine, and we were all drinking and having a laugh. I saw the headlines and wrote him, ‘Oh my god, they think we’re dating!’ To be honest, we’re not that close, but the little interaction we’ve had, he’s lovely, such [...]
On Sunday, this year's MTV Movie Awards wrapped up with a blast but probably the most cheered moment was when Rebel Wilson and Adam DeVine won Best Kiss for their comedy and drama-filled performance in "Pitch Perfect 2."
Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Bullock, Adam Sandler and Johnny Depp are the actors that have previously gained the honor of being presented with the MTV Movie Awards Generation Award. The 2016 MTV Movie Awards went the Will Smith. Will Smith receives this award after his 30-year career as both an actor and rapper. Show More Summary
The Chiefs could be without Justin Houston for much if not all of the coming season and they lost cornerback Sean Smith in free agency, so they’re looking high and low for defensive reinforcements. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Chiefs worked out defensive end Da’Quan Bowers and cornerback Phillip Adams yesterday. Bowers, a…
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. is one of many people who do not believe Greg Hardy and his recent comments about never hitting a woman ever. In an excerpt from an interview with ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Hardy stated he never put his hands on any woman, despite photographic evidence showing bruises to his […]
By Scott Dewey British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the "Iron Lady" of the UK's local version of the global neoliberal conservative reaction of the late 1970s against the various more liberal social and fiscal policies of the earlier postwar decades, reportedly carried in her purse a copy of Adam Smith's famous book, The Wealth of Nations. Show More Summary
Despite still serving a one-year suspension, free-agent linebacker Aldon Smith reportedly agreed to return to the Oakland Raiders on Monday. Adam Schefter of ESPN first reported the agreement, with Ian Rapoport of NFL Network confirming the report, noting it is a two-year deal. Smith, 26, was suspended Nov. Show More Summary