Dr. Thomas Sowell is retiring from his long, 25+ yrs., column at Creators Syndicate.
IMO, and many others, he is one of the most brilliant minds and writers in both the economic spectrum as well as just plain enjoyable common sense.
Here are a few links to articles - and his website, which has a very good "Basic Economics" link, for your perusal:
His farewell column - Farewell
Here is the Interview referred to: