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What Kosmos Read This Week
- Today marks the anniversary of the publishing of Ludwig Von Mises’ important work Human Action (1949). This week, Steve Horwitz wrote a column for The Freeman reflecting on the book. You can acquire the full text of Human Action at the Library of Economics and Liberty.
- The trouble with historical recollections about famous figures: Historical analysis of first person accounts of Abraham Lincoln’s last days.
- September 10 was Deficit Day! . . . Antony Davies and James Harrigan continue their publishing streak with this article announcing Deficit Day, the day on “which federal tax revenues run dry and Uncle Sam begins racking up more debt.”
- Google (possibly in collaboration with EdX) releases open source online-education software.
- After yesterday’s Living Liberty Online Seminar on Euvoluntary Exchange, Mike Munger blogged about a touching moment when a question was asked after his lecture was over. Co-blogger Samuel Wilson elaborated further today with a followup post on freedom of exchange. Also, if you’re confused as to what “euvoluntary exchange” is, that blog is a good place to start.
- Michael Strong is guest blogging at Bleeding Heart Libertarians about education, institutions, equality, and barriers to innovation.
- Josh Blackman appears in the middle of this HuffPost Live video on gun control in Virginia.
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