Does philosophy really "teach students how to think," and is the opportunity cost worth it?Anthem and the Meaning of the Light Bulb Ban
If there is something that we like, that makes our lives lovely -- something as simple as a light bulb -- you can bet it is being targeted for destruction.Under Armour Needs Your Help!
Baltimore taxpayers may soon get a chance to do their part for Under Armour, one of the biggest businesses in the city.Unemployment Benefits: The Government Gets What It Pays For
The surprisingly robust growth in the US economy in 2014 may have been due to the late 2013 decision by Congress to cease extensions of unemployment benefits. When the federal government stopped sending checks to people who remained unemployed, more of them found work.Down and Out in the Middle-Class Economy
The president's claims notwithstanding, we are living in the worst period in the 50 years of our federally managed economy.Does Government Spending Boost the Economy?
Don't trust empirical "proof" when the alleged evidence assumes as true the very issue under dispute.57 Nobel Laureates to Congress: Just Get the Cash
Lawrence W. Reed Apr 11
Earlier this month, 57 Nobel Laureates signed a "Dear Members of Congress" letter urging Congress not to cut federal spending for scientific research. The letter was not accompanied by a translation understandable to nonscientific laymen, which prompted FEE president Lawrence Reed to provide this translation, free of charge.The Magic of Free Trade
Arthur Foulkes Oct 22
Despite the bad rap it gets, free trade is the key to economic progress. Arthur Foulkes has the details.A Novel about "Guttiness" and Independence from Government
The Time It Never Rained is worth reading simply as a beautifully and tersely written exploration of stubborn defiance against government interference in ranching and land management.Capital Letters