Despite the manifest failure of the liberal hegemony program, its neoconservative advocates have retained their influence. They are rarely called to account for their mistakes, but continue to be treated as if they are experts.
Teaching literature has changed now that the humanities have become a species of what is known as grievance studies, concerned with whether a given author is sexist or racist or classist. This is a cultural shift in education, and not for the better.
Readers of Tim Carney's 'Alienated America' will gain much from the author's account of civil society. After all, isolated individuals do not make for a successful marketplace. Free markets succeed best in the context a stable civil society.
Skidelsky manifests an inordinate distaste for money and “greed.” Far better in his eyes is the pursuit of power by the State, even at the cost of wars and massive public debt. Some of us will not agree.
People criticized economics and said “well, there’s something wrong with Austrian economics because it doesn’t depend on verifying things empirically,” Mises wanted to come up with a reply to that, so that was what really got him into philosophy.
Carmen Dorobăț, talks about growing up in post-Cold-War Romania and teaching today's economics and business students, who have been so thoroughly indoctrinated into the idea that governments can solve all the world's economic problems.