Friday, July 27, 2007

NPR's Talk of the Nation Speaks to Stephen Murdoch, author of IQ: A Smart History of a Failed Idea

Despite its critics, the IQ test remains a widely used tool for assessing intelligence. Stephen Murdoch, author of a new book about the IQ test, argues that IQ scores are a flawed measurement of intellectual ability.

Thursday, July 5, 2007

Review -- RADICALS FOR CAPITALISM by Brian Doherty -- Chicago Sun-Times

"By deftly sorting out the various competing strains of thought, the rise and fall of organizations and movements, and the complicated relationships between libertarians and their ideological rivals, Doherty helps explain why libertarianism is the biggest political movement nobody ever heard of, and why even well-informed people sometimes confuse it with its polar opposite, the Lyndon LaRouche cult."