I’m about two hours away from finishing Mocking Jay, the last book of the Hunger Games trilogy. I wasn’t planning on reading the books, but once I got wind that there were some libertarian themes contained therein I figured…welllll, ok. So, do the books make up some sort of libertarian manifesto? One might think so based on this, this, this, this, and this.
My take? I was pleasantly surprised. I kept waiting for the typical progressive themes of “Yeah, these big-government types over here are bad, but these big-government types over here are good.” … Read the rest of this entry »
Since this website has a sister site that focuses exclusively on doing book reviews, I won’t be doing any of that here, at least not in the same format, that is, not a general book review. I’m going to take a different approach, which is to ask questions about books.
In this case, the book is For a New Liberty by Murray N. Rothbard, which I find to be one of the finest summaries of libertarian thought out there, and I’ve read…well, it’s pretty much the first one I’ve read, but it seems pretty good.
My question is, since … Read the rest of this entry »