September 2011Volume 61, 2011
Kevin Carson discusses how Progressives tried to run society along the lines of the new "scientific" management of factories--and why both failed. Warren Gibson takes time out to notice the miracles of the market place. George B. N. Ayittey shows how free-market liberalism is in Africa's DNA and much, much more.
AUGUST 24, 2011 by Warren C. Gibson
AUGUST 24, 2011 by Paul Schwennesen
AUGUST 24, 2011 by George B. N. Ayittey
AUGUST 24, 2011 by Ludwig von Mises
AUGUST 24, 2011 by Kevin A. Carson
The Progressive movement at the turn of the twentieth century--the doctrine from which the main current of modern liberalism developed--is sometimes erroneously viewed as an "anti-business" philosophy. It was anti-market to be sure, but by no means necessarily anti-business. Progressivism was, more than anything, managerialist.