George C. Leef

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George Leef is the former book review editor of The Freeman. He is director of research at the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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Anything Peaceful

Oops-care

Obamacare victimizes Americans, but politics means never having to say you’re sorry

FEBRUARY 27, 2014 by GEORGE C. LEEF

The President has offered pseudo-apologies for inflicting a disaster on Americans. Don't hold your breath waiting for much more.

Feature

Neighborhood Effects or Culture Rot?

What did Milton Friedman say on the question of college subsidies?

SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 by GEORGE C. LEEF

At one time, Friedman thought higher education should be subsidized for its neighborhood effects. He later changed his mind.

Book Review

The Enterprise of Law: Justice Without the State

DECEMBER 06, 2012 by GEORGE C. LEEF

A review of The Enterprise of Law: Justice Without the State, by Bruce Benson

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September 2014

For centuries, hierarchical models dominated human organizations. Kings, warlords, and emperors could rally groups--but also oppress them. Non-hierarchical forms of organization, though, are increasingly defining our lives. It's no secret how this shift has benefited out social lives, including dating, and it's becoming more commonplace even in the corporate world. But it has also now come even to organizations bent on domination rather than human flourishing, as the Islamic State shows. If even destructive groups rely on this form of entrepreneurial organization, then hierarchy's time could truly be coming to an end.
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