Daily Archive: September 14, 2011


How to Stop Pennsylvania from Mattering

by E.C. Gach I wrote recently about the difficulties associated with our anachronistic political institutions. The Constitution, and the division of powers between states and the federal government it lays out, while created by...


Book Review: The Magician King

Lev Grossman’s The Magicians posed the question “What if your childhood fantasy turned out to be real?” Quentin Coldwater had always been obsessed with magic, and particularly with Fillory, a Narnia-like land from a...


Darwin and Smith

If you have a spare hour I strongly recommend listening to the latest episode of Econtalk.  Russ Roberts interviews Robert Frank, and they talk about markets – how they go right, how they go...