Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The Best Footnotes I Have Read This Week

Spencer MacCallum is a great footnote writer. From his paper, Freedom’s Ugly Duckling: A Fresh Take on Property in Land.

On the development of the influence of Karl Marx:

On the possible background story to the creation of the term "rent seeking":


(ht Michel Accad)

1 comment:

  1. MacCallum is one of my favorite writers. His observations regarding human nature in action and the value of voluntary exchange are powerful antidotes to the political wrangling that fills the media. The facts he brings attention to epitomize Ben Franklin's statement that "well done is better than well said."