Wednesday, April 27, 2011

FYI from Leigh! at Lunch 4/27/11

If you're interested in topics that came up during this week's show, here are a few links and tips from Leigh at Lunch on Blog Talk Radio 4/27/11, "Thomas Woods on Leigh at Lunch" (Click on the title to listen to the show archive).

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  • Notes from today's show
  • Get ready for next week's guest, Stanley Fish, by reading How to Write a Sentence, available from the CC Bookstore. (Another great read on this subject is Our Mother Tongue).
  • Thomas Woods is the author of Rollback and Meltdown, among others. See the full list here.
  • Check out a list of other sound recordings and articles by Woods at the Mises Institute.
  • Visit the Ludwig von Mises Institute to find out more about his work in economics and check out all the available resources.
  • Purchase your own copy of today's prize, Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?, from the CC Bookstore.
  • To learn more about the student loan crisis, check out these articles: Another Debt Crisis is Brewing, This One in Student Loans (NYTimes), The $555,000 Student-Loan Burden (WSJournal), and Student Loans Leave Crushing Debt Burden (CSNBC).
  • Visit Woods' site at to read free chapters of several books and find more articles, videos, and information.
  • Starting in September, look for Woods' online high school and college curriculum from a group of expert faculty on western civilization and U.S. history.
  • Check out the economic books by Richard Maybury and others available from CC: Economics in a Box, Bluestocking Guide to Economics, and Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?.
  • Read Walter Block's "A Future of Private Roads and Highways" from the Mises Institute. Also see his book The Privatization of Roads and Highways. Hear him talk about the book on YouTube.
  • "The Current Financial Crisis -- and After" by Kevin Dowd from the Mises Institute describes the fiscal crisis Woods describes.
  • Start reading about the philosophy of "agorism" via this Wikipedia article.
  • Read The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History by Woods and other Politically Incorrect guides from Regnery Publishing.
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