Social Science Denialism: Global Warming Is About More Than Climate

Both sides in the debate over global warming are known for calling their opposition all kinds of derisive names.  Perhaps the worst is “denier” to describe those who allegedly deny that global warming is “real.”  The echoes of Holocaust denial are indeed offensive, particularly because the debate over global warming often conflates science with social … Continued

The Real History of the Fed: Why It Didn’t Take a Miracle (Or a Conspiracy!) to Pass

The following is a guest post by Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University. Perhaps because money and finance are among the most complex and obscure parts of economics, a variety of cranks and conspiracy theorists have historically aimed their arguments against any number of monetary institutions and practices.  In the last hundred … Continued