Freeman

First Principles

What Caused the Financial Crisis?

JANUARY 15, 2010

Mike Van Winkle interviews Professors Peter Boettke and Steven Horwitz, co-authors of the recent FEE monograph "The House That Uncle Sam Built," about what led to the financial meltdown and the Great Recession of 2008.

What's Going On With Airport Security

JANUARY 08, 2010

Mike Van Winkle interviews Freeman contributor Becky Akers about airport security. How much liberty should we give up in the name of security? Are full-body constitutional? Where did it all go wrong?

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October 2014

Heavily-armed police and their supporters will tell you they need all those armored trucks and heavy guns. It's a dangerous job, not least because Americans have so many guns. But the numbers just support these claims: Policing is safer than ever--and it's safer than a lot of common jobs by comparison. Daniel Bier has the analysis. Plus, Iain Murray and Wendy McElroy look at how the Feds are recruiting more and more Americans to do their policework for them.
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