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The Dark Side of the American Dream

A Most Violent Year (2015, 125 minutes) is the third film from writer-director J.C. Chandor who wrote and directed 2011’s Margin Callabout a Lehman Brothers-like firm in the early days of the 2008 financial crisis. Margin Call explored the complex … Continue reading

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Review of Economists and the State: What Went Wrong by Timothy P. Roth

The Federal legislative process has completely broken down, from a deliberate rule-guided process to one that seems completely ad hoc and driven by lobbyists. This trend continues no matter what party is in power. Congress bypasses its own rules, ignores … Continue reading

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Why the Government Hasn’t Yet Managed to Destroy the Economy

Pierre Lemieux wrote an indispensible book (Somebody in Charge: A Solution to Recession) for anyone who wishes to understand the before, during, and immediate aftermath of the “Great Recession.” The book’s importance is greater than just his analysis of the … Continue reading

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