The Pursuit of Happiness
The surprising future of orchestral music has arrived
DECEMBER 09, 2013 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
Classical music is coming back, but it took a roundabout path, blazed by commerce and entrepreneurship, to make it relevant again.
The largest, fastest failure in the history of welfare programs
NOVEMBER 20, 2013 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
The failure of Obamacare's website shouldn't come as much of a surprise. It's a symbol of the latest, biggest step of many in the wrong direction.
Emerging leaders in a young movement are putting their ideas into practice
OCTOBER 28, 2013 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
A visit to a Students for Liberty conference shows a new generation of libertarians creating a freer, more tolerant world.
OCTOBER 02, 2013 by MAX BORDERS, JEFFREY A. TUCKER
State management doesn't work. Fortunately, innovation does. Here are just 50 ways that people are figuring out how to work around government obstacles, hastening the State's obsolescence.
How Regulation Stifles Spontaneous Order and Play
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
The playground used to be a place defined by free play within a basic set of rules. Now the regulatory State intrudes even there. The result is less space for discovery and innovation.
Getting ripped off at the dealership? There’s an app for that.
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
Although discrimination is frequently touted as an opportunity for State intervention, people operating in markets can correct these problems directly.
Contemporary Pop-Culture Themes Point to a Conscious Awakening
AUGUST 21, 2013 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
Certain themes are emerging in pop literature and film that distinguish themselves from dominant strains of the past. Individuals aren't outrunning wild beasts or hurricanes or other features of nature's cruelty; they are outrunning enforcement agents, authority, and rules--and would-be tyrants.
The Market and Good Character Turn Tragedy to Triumph
AUGUST 07, 2013 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
What Rebecca Black's ascent says about character.
JULY 24, 2013 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
Shave ice looks like a simple business selling a simple product. That simplicity, however, hides a world of complex information gathering and decision making.