Anything Peaceful Should Taxes Fund Philosophy?
The cost of subsidizing state philosophy departments is hard to justifyJason Brennan Apr 24
Does philosophy really "teach students how to think," and is the opportunity cost worth it?
Anything Peaceful What LeBron Can Teach You about Economics
Econ is everywhere — why can't it be popular?George C. Leef Apr 14
In Popular Economics, readers learn the economic way of thinking through sports, culture, and Downton Abbey.
Anything Peaceful Loans, Tuition, and the Disease of Government
How government intervention is destroying higher edAntony Davies Apr 10
Government acts as if a college degree causes, rather than results from, success.
Anything Peaceful For the Kids — and for Profit
The business of education beats the bureaucracy of schoolingHoward Baetjer Jr. Apr 9
Small private schools are already educating many of the poorest children in the developing world — and a big profit-seeking company is about to give them a run for their money.
Freeman Article Higher Education’s Moral Monsters
Are economics majors antisocial?Sarah Skwire Apr 9
Question-begging studies about the relative morality of economics students are so fraught with flaws, even a student of literature can spot the problems.
Freeman Article #51 – The Free Market Cannot Provide Public EducationSheldon Richman Apr 3
The free market would provide even more education than it does now but for the “unfair competition” from government.
Freeman Article How the Education System Destroys Social Networks
Why do we settle for such an unnatural, inorganic plan?Jeffrey A. Tucker Mar 10
We have grown accustomed to a series of episodic upheavals that are a consequence of a centrally planned education system.
Freeman Article What a Principled Social Movement Looks Like
“Libertarian was their counter-culture; it contained multitudes”Jeffrey A. Tucker Feb 24
The new libertarianism is neither left nor right but its own thing: a maturation of the classical-liberal conviction that society can be built without dependency on the state.
Freeman Article Little Free Libraries: A Love Letter
Still falling for the written word, despite America’s killjoysSarah Skwire Feb 12
Leave it to America’s bureaucrats to try to snuff out a beautiful movement. Sarah Skwire pens a love letter to the founders of Little Free Libraries.
Freeman Article Will a Degree Help You Do Your Job?
Jeff Winger’s education on Community is instructiveJoseph S. Diedrich Feb 11
The ne’er-do-well lead on TV’s Community exemplifies the distinction between instruction and education.