Cataloguing systematic suppression of speech on campus
APRIL 18, 2014 by ALLEN MENDENHALL
Compliant and controlled speech seems to be the main interest of universities today.
We don't need nations, flags, and armies to make us prosperous
APRIL 16, 2014 by MICHAEL MUNGER
Forget the "markets vs. the State" debate. Systems of voluntary cooperation are what build societies and prosperity.
Time for regulators to take their boot off the neck of microbusiness
APRIL 14, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
Jobs are still scarce. Why are regulators keeping people from creating their own jobs with home businesses?
Money at the margin, not everything for money
APRIL 11, 2014 by GARY M. GALLES
Nobody does everything simply for the money. But criticizing markets for allowing money to mediate amounts to attacking their voluntary basis.
It seems scientism passes for science these days
APRIL 08, 2014 by STEWART DOMPE, ADAM C. SMITH
A NASA report has more to say about using the correct analytical tools than it does about inequality.
APRIL 07, 2014 by DANIEL J. SMITH, ZAC THOMPSON
Frank Woolworth wound up benefiting millions of consumers and employees. Minimum-wage laws would have made it all impossible.
APRIL 04, 2014 by JAMES M. HOHMAN
It's both rewarding and challenging to discuss worldviews with someone who disagrees. But it should always be done with respect, courtesy and critical thinking.
How governments promote the worst in us to redistribute wealth
APRIL 02, 2014 by TERREE P. SUMMER
When politicians worry about inequality, they're trying to leverage one of our lesser impulses into power. The only equality it produces is equal poverty for non-elites.
How the postmodern critique can augment the libertarian one
MARCH 31, 2014 by CASEY GIVEN
Most people don't see postmodernism and libertarianism as sharing much in common. But libertarians can learn a thing or two from postmodernism's analysis--and even deconstruction--of metanarratives.