Freeman Article Archive

Risking Life and Limb for Liberty
Real Heroes: Harriet Tubman

Tubman ventured back into slave states to escort escapees to Northern states and to Canada as conductor of the most dangerous "railroad" in the world.

After 35

Sunday's late-afternoon heat strollsThe neighborhood's new blacktop

The Other Half of the Inflation Story
Credit expansion adds noise to price signals

Credit expansion is like someone making too many of some puzzle pieces and too few of others, and then trying to force them all together.

Fooled by GDP
Economic activity versus economic growth

What GDP does not distinguish is whether the exchanges that are taking place actually improve human lives.

Misfit Bitcoin, Flag Money, and Currency Wars
Cryptocurrency is an supranational game changer

A misfit like bitcoin shatters the whole context and allows us to see a nationalist currency for the caricature it is.

The UK’s Return to Socialism
What ever happened to liberal Britain?

By abdicating their philosophical role, British business leaders ceded the moral high ground primarily to their enemies.

Speaking Truth to Power
Real Heroes: Jimmy Lai

Jimmy Lai is precisely the sort of individual that John James Cowperthwaite had in mind when he decided that entrepreneurs, not central planners, should drive an economy.

Hats Off to Peaceful and Voluntary Exchange
A child-sized lesson in free-market economics

Dr. Seuss bequeathed to us a story of peaceful, voluntary exchange.

Life, Life

I don't believe in omens, nor fearforeboding signs. No poisons or lies

Earth Day: 22 Ways to Think about the Climate-Change Debate
Reasoned agnosticism is a welcome antidote to hysteria

Those with a reasoned agnosticism about climate change will find themselves in debate with the Climate Orthodoxy. No one should sally forth into this hostile territory without reason and reflection.

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