The Pope rebukes the Czech Republic

Vaclav Klaus, president of the Czech Republic, gave an unapologetic defense of capitalism at the Cato Institute last week.  The recent economic crisis did not result from too much economic liberty, he argued, nor would…

Economic conundrum

We often hear that high labor costs and excessive regulation have hurt the United States’ ability to compete globally in manufacturing.  Yet one of the goals of the recently concluded G-20 summit was to persuade Germany,…

Not Quite All There

It’s not exactly news that Carl Jung was a rum ‘un, but even so this piece from the New York Times is a reminder that the irrational will always be with us, perhaps too much…