quinta-feira, 21 de setembro de 2017

Neoliberalismo

As John Williamson pointed out, the Washington Consensus was not neoliberal, in fact, none of the international financial institutions are "neoliberal" in the strict meaning of that term if by that you want to tie to the ideas of Hayek and Friedman. And btw, if that is true, then the claim that neoliberalism had anything to do with the global financial crisis is also just as wrong-headed. Time for these historians of capitalism to up their game and get conceptually clear and historically more accurate. Then we could have a really productive conversation.
The Washington Consensus: Sociology of Economics and History of Ideas | Economic Sociology and Political Economy
In 1989, John Williamson, a fellow at the Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC which previously advised to the World Bank and the International…
economicsociology.org

quarta-feira, 20 de setembro de 2017

Marxismo cultural

This is an excellent short video explaining the source and nature of Cultural Marxist movements like political correctness, modern feminism, pansexualism, multiculturalism, “whiteness studies,” etc.  For an in-depth critique of the thinkers whose writings shaped Cultural Marxism, see Fools, Frauds and Firebrands:  Thinkers of the New Left by the eminent British philosopher Roger Scruton.  Scruton brilliantly exposes the pretensions, obscurities, and inanities of Sartre, Foucault, Galbraith, Marcuse, Lukacs, Habermas, Adorno, Rawls, Dworkin and others of their ilk. The book is not just a philosophical tract but a work in critical political economy and contains one of the most penetrating discussions of the Marxist labor theory of value that I have ever read.




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Marx e Toqueville

"Ever since scholars rediscovered Tocqueville after World War II, they have generally viewed him in contrast to Marx, for some a liberal and pluralist answer to Marxist tyranny. Writing at approximately the same time, diagnosing the social and political ills of the mid-nineteenth century, and predicting the future, Tocqueville and Marx appear as contrasts, because both their analyses and their conclusions are usually different. Nonetheless, there are significant similarities between Tocqueville and Marx including their predictions of an irresistible historical march toward equality, their uses of class analyses, and their hopes for some new kind of association – they use the same word – to save humankind from a new tyranny."
Ever since scholars rediscovered Tocqueville after World War II, they have generally viewed him in contrast to Marx, for some a liberal and pluralist answer to Marxist tyranny. Writing at approximately the same time, diagnosing the social and political…
muse.jhu.edu

Libertarianismo e a velha direita

Libertarianism is a set of positions, not people. If a libertarian holds a non-libertarian position, then it's no less non-libertarian than if a socialist held it. Don't confuse people with positions.
Libertarians have more in common with the alt-right than they want you to think - The Washington Post
Freedom-lovers may say they share nothing with the racially-motivated right. But history suggests otherwise.
washingtonpost.com

segunda-feira, 18 de setembro de 2017

Lao Tzu


Lao Tzu
“The more laws and restrictions there are,
The poorer people become.
...
The more rules and regulations,
The more thieves and robbers.”
― Lao Tzu

domingo, 17 de setembro de 2017

Estante de livros






Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom was the first and only woman to win the Nobel Prize in Economics. Mercatus PhD alum Vlad Tarko provides an in-depth and brilliant account of her w...ork and intellectual journey in his new book, Elinor Ostrom: An Intellectual Biography. Follow the link below to learn more about Elinor and where to purchase the book.
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Elinor Ostrom was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in economics. She has been at the forefront of New Institutional Economics and Public Choice revolutions, discovering surprising ways in which communities around the…
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Políticos


A China comunista

O horror da China comunista e seus pavorosos campos de morte
É um escândalo que poucos ocidentais sequer estejam informados sobre a sanguinolenta realidade que predominou na China entre os anos de 1949 e 1976,…
mises.org

Governo


quarta-feira, 13 de setembro de 2017

O grande terror

Narrated by Meryl Streep, this award-winning historical documentary examines the Stalinist purges and terror in the former Soviet Union during the 1930's and...
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Os inimigos de livre expressão

"The real threat to free speech now is conformism and cowardice," says Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked…
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Escola de Frankfurt

"Para a Escola de Frankfurt, colocar limites sobre o mundo material, colocar regras externas e diretrizes sobre o ambiente no qual os indivíduos vivem, pensam e operam, seria uma medida que, na visão deles, seria suficiente para moldar a experiência cognitiva dos indivíduos e, com isso, confinar seus espíritos aos parâmetros "desejados".
Esse é o ponto-chave que liga a Escola de Frankfurt àquilo que hoje conhecemos como o "politicamente correto". No cerne do politicamente correto está a crença de que menos liberdade garante mais justiça e, consequentemente, mais segurança. Este mantra é regurgitado por meio de instituições acadêmicas e discursos políticos, inserido em valores sociais e plantado nas mentes das gerações mais jovens (futuros eleitores) por meio das escolas e faculdades, exatamente como era intenção da Escola de Frankfurt.
Max Horkheimer, um filósofo marxista, foi um dos pais fundadores da Escola de Frankfurt, a qual incorporava toda a moderna Teoria Crítica da Sociedade e que,…
mises.org.br

Foucault no vale dos mortos


Boom California has just published an interview with Simeon Wade, conducted by Heather Dundas. If you’ve read the Foucault biographies, you’ll probably know…
progressivegeographies.com

Ovo liberado


One of the longstanding arch-villains in the American diet is being demoted.
washingtonpost.com

Assassinos no mundo


Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn0sharesIn 2015, Brazil had the same number of homicides as all the blue countries combined (interactive version) Credit to Reddit…
metrocosm.com|Por Metrocosm

Os ricos e seu dinheiro

The very rich may have too much of it, but if you stripped them of all their wealth, you would, in many cases, do more harm than good.
nytimes.com|Por Jeff Sommer

terça-feira, 12 de setembro de 2017

Mises Essay Premio


Mises 2017 Essay Prize For the chance to win £500 and have your essay published by the Ludwig von Mises Centre UK, write and submit one of the following essays: To what extent is the UK economy ‘ri…
MISESUK.ORG

segunda-feira, 11 de setembro de 2017

sexta-feira, 8 de setembro de 2017

Brexit blues

From The New York Times Opinion Section: We are a country of mediocre education and limited skills, whose preening vanity has prevented us from seeing our failings.
The heroic narrative about taking back control from the European Union is already colliding with dismal facts.
nytimes.com

Como o capitalismo humanizou

Sempre que há um feriado prolongado, várias pessoas dizem que foram os…
mises.org.br

Hábitos para se tornar rico

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Sociologia livro de texto

Por Carlos Eduardo Sell (UFSC) Carlos Benedito Martins (UNB) Clique aqui para pdf Introdução O Que é Teoria Sociológica Contemporânea? De volta aos manuais[1]! Consciente de seu valor e tendo em vi…
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Ofensas invisíveis

Academics discover new way to be offended: Invisibility Microaggressions https://t.co/RRejDqa0Hc #college #freespeech #politicalcorrectness
Two professors claim to have discovered a new form of politically incorrect offense called "invisibility microaggressions," which are said to be even more subtle than…
dailycaller.com

Libertários da esquerda


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  Por Rodrigo Viana Dentro dos “corredores” do movimento libertário existe um grupo de pessoas que vem chamando a atenção. Este grupo, composto por pessoas que possuem uma visão de mundo diferente dos demais libertários, com retórica própria e do qual se alinham a teóricos que não fazem parte da ala...
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