The Pirates of Penzylvania Avenue
By James A. Montanye
This article appeared in the Fall 1999 issue of The Independent Review

Abstract

Gilbert and Sullivan, meet the Council of Economic Advisors: They formulate hypotheses behind a veil of ignorance and stand on moral principle when it makes economic sense. In matters Marxian and Keynesian and Socialist, they’re the very model of a market-free economist.



Other Independent Review articles by James A. Montanye
    Winter 2016   Does Altruism Exist? Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others
    Fall 2014   The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left
    Fall 2014   Ambition: A History from Vice to Virtue
[View All (24)]



Subscribe Today

Buy Single Issues

Independent Review Issues

Articles by Subject

Independent Review Articles on Related Subjects