Huang Zongxi argued for a constitutional model of government designed to benefit all people, not just the ruling class, and which stressed the importance of respecting private property rights.
The principles of sound economic analysis shouldn’t be tossed out the window when they’re politically inconvenient.
Programs for the poor are only a tiny portion of the U.S. welfare state.
While interest in socialism is on the rise among younger Americans, the history of global socialism should give pause.
Poullain provides an unapologetic and iconoclastic argument for women’s full participation in society, that they be given the same rights and access to opportunities that were afforded to their male counterparts.
The internet is the world of opportunity for refugees.
Frank Knight was a staunch defender of free markets and a key figure in the Chicago School of Economics.
Small acts of resistance in isolation do not stop the leviathan, but they do show that it is possible to oppose the state.
Which is a sign of the market working; pecucinary externalities or technical externalities?
The advent of the modern state did not usher in an era of unprecedented peace.
The Cato Institute does not derive its name from the notoriously staunch ancient Roman Cato the Younger. Instead, it is a reference to Cato’s Letters, a collection of 138 essays written in England during the 18th century.
Government stipends for homemakers are back in the news—but the case for such payments falls apart under scrutiny.
When dire emergencies loom, like catastrophic hurricanes, price controls do everything but help alleviate the situation.
“[S]chools don’t really teach anything except how to obey orders.”
The Road to Serfdom arrived in the spotlight just as public opinion was turning against the New Deal.
Bolstered by support from the British government, Social Insurance and Allied Services recieved a warm & popular reception.
Despite what you may have heard, postmodernism is not a threat to a free society, and the two aren’t necessarily enemies.
Gandhi saw civil resistance as a way to accept suffering and sacrifice in order to make the other side realize the justness of the cause.