Chicagoboyz also has a post on the TotalFinaElf/Iraq oil connection, featuring the NY Times article that shows some even deeper connections than previously known. … More

Chicagoboyz also has a post on the TotalFinaElf/Iraq oil connection, featuring the NY Times article that shows some even deeper connections than previously known. … More

Chicagoboyz also has a post on the TotalFinaElf/Iraq oil connection, featuring the NY Times article that shows some even deeper connections than previously known. … More

Chicagoboyz also has a post on the TotalFinaElf/Iraq oil connection, featuring the NY Times article that shows some even deeper connections than previously known. … More

The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed The World

Tomorrow I start the section of my economic history class that covers the industrial revolution, so this Chicago Boyz post is exceedingly timely. They recommend Jane Uglow’s book, The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed the World, in which she analyzes the intellectually fertile friendship of Erasmus Darwin, Joseph Priestley, James Watt, Matthew Boulton, … More The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed The WorldMore The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed The World

The Senate Energy Bill

Tom Lenard at the Progress and Freedom Foundation has analyzed the proposed Senate energy bill, S.14, and he has found it wanting. In the title he calls it a disappointment, which I consider an understatement. It’s full of money for all sorts of research, including the kind of technology commercialization research that should not be … More The Senate Energy BillMore The Senate Energy Bill