De arbeidswaardetheorie ontleed

De Arbeidswaardetheorie was de basis waarop Marx zijn voorspelling van de neergang van het kapitalisme deed. Aangezien deze voorspelling nooit is uitgekomen, stelt zich dan ook de vraag wat er van die theorie nog overblijft. Jeffrey Tucker en Gene Epstein proberen deze vraag te beantwoorden, vanuit het perspectief van de Oostenrijkse school.

Ontluisterend stuk over MK-Ultra: experimenten inzake "mind control" door de CIA

Tracing the history of mind-control experimentation by the US and its allies from World War II onward, Michael Le Flem reveals the depth and extent of human behavioral programming undertaken for more than two decades by the CIA, which, as has come more and more to light, nearly certainly furnishes the backdrop against which we should understand Sirhan's actions on June 5, 1968.

Asielzoekers toch geen kost

"This paper aims to evaluate the economic and fiscal effects of inflows of asylum seekers into Western Europe from 1985 to 2015. It relies on an empirical methodology that is widely used to estimate the macroeconomic effects of structural shocks and policies. It shows that inflows of asylum seekers do not deteriorate host countries’ economic performance or fiscal balance because the increase in public spending induced by asylum seekers is more than compensated for by an increase in tax revenues net of transfers.

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