“Hayek’s Legacy … is Still Brightly Promoted”

Michael Giberson Al Roth, at Market Design, points out an inadvertently amusing column from The Guardian a few weeks back, “Our speechless outrage demands a new language of the common good.” The writer, Madeleine Bunting, asserts that economists of a certain sort (namely, Friedrich Hayek and his associates at Chicago in the 50s) came to … More “Hayek’s Legacy … is Still Brightly Promoted”

Justice, Promoting Virtue and Price Gouging

Michael Giberson Michael Sandel appeared on the Today show last week promoting his new book, Justice: what is the right thing to do? The book and a related public television series this fall are based on Sandel’s course on justice taught at Harvard. (The television series episodes are online at the link just cited.) The … More Justice, Promoting Virtue and Price Gouging