REVIEW – The Council of Fifty: A Documentary History

“The Council of Fifty: A Documentary History.” Edited by Jedediah Rogers. Published by Signature Books, December 2014. Cloth Binding, 424 pages. ISBN: 978-1-56085-224-7. Price: 49.95 Review originally written for the Association of Mormon Letters Writing in an early Church periodical, Oliver Cowdery described his time working as Joseph Smith’s scribe by stating, “These were days […]

Obamacare Could Be a Boost for Entrepreneurship.

How The Health Care Law Could Spur New Businesses — ATC on NHPR (@NHPRATC) March 12, 2014 I have long argued that one advantage of a universal health care system is that it would help both entrepreneurs and those in creative fields (like bloggers!) because it would separate health coverage from corporate or bureaucratic […]

Schumpeter and the Future?

Brad Delong argues that while dead almost six decades, Joseph Schumpeter’s economics are to the 21st century what Keynes was to the 20th century.[1] This is interesting to me because Schumpeter seemed to me to be very much stuck in past eras, particularly the industrial revolution and the Great Depression. But to view Schumpeter as […]