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october 2, 2017
We often hear, especially if we listen to the news a lot, that the world is in bad shape--whether measured by poverty, nutrition, violence, or environmental degradation--is getting worse. But, as economist David R. Henderson shows in his review of Johan Norberg's book Progress, that is the opposite of the truth. On all those dimensions the world is getting much better and is likely to get even better still.
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October 2, 2017
If economics is the realm of trade and exchange, what is the realm of sociology? This month, Arnold Kling takes a look at radical French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu in the context of an intellectual biography by David Swartz. While Kling finds much in Bourdieu's approach attractive, Bourdieu's insistence on the ubiquity of conflict moves him too close to nihilism for Kling's comfort.
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