Private Cities and Technologies of Liberation

If you’re reading this blog and not Let A Thousand Nations Bloom, there’s something wrong with you. That’s where I’m doing my substantive blogging – though that’s admittedly not very frequent lately.

My most recent posts:

Miscellaneous Links

KopBusters: Reality TV show on illegal searches [SiteYoutube Channel]

Healthist doomsayers are spoiling all our fun

Uppity bitch starts petition to ban smoking outdoors in main streets of Wellington. Anyone in Wellington want to start a petition to ban uppity bitches giving smokers dirty looks?

Larry David explains Elinor Ostrom’s Nobel

Peter Klein explains Oliver Williamson’s Nobel

I doubt I have any Christchurch readers who don’t also read Crampton and Walker, but if you’re in town tonight, come to The Thirsty Weta on Lichfield Street at 9pm for the Christchurch Bloggers BashPeter Cresswell and Matt Burgesswill be down from Auckland and Wellington respectively, so it’ll be a fairly libertarian affair.

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Eric Crampton continues his crusade against healthism in CIS’s Policy.

Did the pill make women more attracted to less masculine-looking men?

Jason Talley talks to Darian Worden about Agorism.

James Montayne on the biological contract.

BBC replicates the Milgram Experiment with tweaks.

Why didn’t I know that the Shatner played a fictional version of Stanley Milgram in a TV special until I read about it in an (excellent!) econometrics book? The only clip I could find is short, but includes some chasing and a shoulder roll:

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James Hanley on property rights.

Jason Kuznicki pithily sums up the biggest problem with democracy:  “Democracy makes it trivially easy to interfere with the lives of others.”

Surrealpolichick  on those crazy Free-Staters in Keene, New Hampshire holding daily 4:20 protests.

Judging by this and this, Eric Crampton needs to write a book on geeky ways to make important decisions.

Guilty verdict for the MHD3.

Xaq Fixx reimagines the G-20 protest coverage.

Miscellaneous Links: Multigenerational Friedman Edition

  • Milton on medical licensure:
  • Tovar’s blog is here, but I suspect we’ll have to wait a few years before he makes his own contribution to libertarianism.

Miscellaneous Links

My Apologies for the lack of posting. In penance, I offer you some links of a Public Choicey nature:

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Is assuming that heavy drinkers enjoy their booze tantamount to condoning murder? (See also Paul Walker’s comments)

Let a Thousand Nations Bloom has been churning out the posts on secession, and linking to a great many other.

Idolatry in a Free Society

Arnold Kling is working on a book about private institutions created to compete with government.