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Ross Gittins Misunderstands Libertarianism and Economics

Review of Ross Gittins, “Economists’ views more political than they admit,” SMH, Feb 7, 2011. Gittins continues his long history of going out of his way to pretend that the Austrian school of economics does not exist. He says: [I]n principle, all … Continue reading

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Ross Gittins Fails to Comprehend Subjectivity of Value

Gittins says, “New principle of balancing public and private interests is needed.” He never defines the terms “public” and “private”. If he had tried to, he would have seen just how arbitrary any limitation on the market is. Everything could … Continue reading

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Corrections to “Miners moan, but we need our fair share”

Review of Ross Gittins, “Miners moan, but we need our fair share,” Sydney Morning Herald, August 14, 2010. The key message of the piece is: It’s not hard to see why miners would object to paying more tax, but the tax … Continue reading

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