What does libertarianism have to offer Christianity? Are there Christian beliefs that would strengthen libertarianism’s philosophical foundation?
Megan McArdle says that recognizing failureâ€”and in some cases embracing itâ€”is a crucial part of what makes American culture, markets, and society successful.
What happens when laws create more injustice than they fix? Is America â€śoverlawyeredâ€ť?
Why are people so angry at â€śWall Streetâ€ť all the time? What exactly is Wall Street, anyway?
Is there anything to the argument that â€śsocialism would work if we were just better peopleâ€ť and had perfect information?
The problems of knowledge, interest, and power always emerge when people live in a society with each other. How can we best resolve these problems?
Who loses when regulations have unexpected consequences: the companies or the consumers the regulations are meant to protect?
What libertarian ideas and policies would be particularly helpful for black Americans?
What’s wrong with copyright law in America today? Should we even have copyright at all? And if we should, how can we make it better than it is now?
Why is Thomas Piketty’s newest book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, getting so much attention in America?
What are the President’s actual duties according to the U.S. Constitution? Why does the President have so much more power now?
Should we be concerned about an equal distribution of resources in a society? An equal distribution of outcomes?
Is economic growth incompatible with a clean planet? Doesn’t the government already do a good job of regulating pollution? How would markets do better?
Is there something wrong with some people earning a lot moreâ€”or a lot lessâ€”than others?
If you ask â€śHow do people talk about politics?â€ť most of us will say something like â€śangrily.â€ť But Arnold Kling thinks there’s more to it than that.
What is Bitcoinâ€”and for that matter, what are cryptocurrencies in general and how do they work?
A live audience of students asks questions about the philosophy of free immigration.
What does it mean to call justice a virtue? How did the ancient Greeks see the virtue of justice?
Does the death penalty play a legitimate role in justice?
What would a free market in health care look like? Would it look anything like the system we have now?
What happens in a democracy when voters are too ignorant to vote well about the things they vote about? How can we best counter this political ignorance?
Which is the Constitution’s primary value: preserving liberty or promoting democracy?
Is the growing movement of political do-it-yourselfers a cause for optimism among libertarians?
Are consequentialism and rights-based justifications for libertarianism necessarily at odds with each other?
Terrorism in response to the violence of states amounts to organized force versus organized force. Are either of them justified?
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