Interesting article: Are Co-ops the Answer? (CHT Dan Clore.)
Archive | May, 2012
A delightful passage from the always charming Joseph Addison.
Read the Wikipedia page on the United Fruit Company, with particular attention to the sections titled “History in Central America” and “Banana massacre.”
Now read this article about the United Fruit Company on Reason.com. (CHT Sheldon.)
You may notice a certain … incompleteness in the latter’s account.
In honour of Memorial Day:
Shawn Wilbur has translated an excerpt from Molinari’s The Red Clubs During the Siege of Paris, critiquing the mutualists. But I fear this conflict between the heir of Bastiat and the heirs of Proudhon sheds no more light than that between the originals.
A preliminary draft of Liberty Fund’s new translation of Molinari’s 1849 Soirées on the Rue Saint-Lazare – a series of dialogues between a libertarian (representing the author’s viewpoint), a conservative, and a state-socialist – is now online.