How to prevent the young and poor from succeeding
JULY 30, 2014 by ISAAC M. MOREHOUSE
We can keep dynamic, low-cost young workers from outcompeting us in the marketplace, but only if we work together.
Foreign policy déja vù all over again
JULY 28, 2014 by DOUG BANDOW
Nation-building didn't work the last time the United States invaded Iraq and it won't work now.
How Germany fought human trafficking by empowering sex workers
JULY 22, 2014 by CATHY REISENWITZ
Criminalizing prostitution simply doesn't help anyone involved--especially those vulnerable to trafficking.
The Great War and the death of liberal England
JULY 21, 2014 by ALASTAIR PAYNTER
Before World War I, the average Englishman had little regular contact with the State; afterward, there was little the State did not touch.
This forgotten savings vehicle could be a substitute for the status quo
JULY 15, 2014 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
A boring old financial instrument offers a way to avoid overreliance on the banking system or Social Security.
JULY 14, 2014 by WALTER WILLIAMS
The only moral system is one that protects individuals from coercion by other individuals. FEE has been dedicated to this fundamental truth since its founding.
Those who get hitched are more likely to get rich
JULY 08, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
While married people tend to be wealthier than singles, decades of State intervention help divorce ruin people financially.
Time preference versus central bankers
JULY 07, 2014 by DOUGLAS FRENCH
The European Central Bank is trying to force a negative value upon time itself.
The regulatory consequences of the farm bill and other interventions
JULY 02, 2014 by STEWART DOMPE, ADAM C. SMITH
If you want to change people's eating habits, look first to the federal interventions that distort the food market.