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.
The most prominent of America’s contradictions is that its Founding documents were written by white men who owned black human beings as farm equipment, yet they expressed a commitment to liberty.
Why do we demonize those with whom we disagree?
Henry Clarke Wright was a radical among radicals, driven by a religious conviction in the equality of all people.
Beveridge’s and Hayek’s dispute over expert control of economic and social policy was a manifestation of a much deeper disagreement, known as the “Knowledge Problem”.
Clinton was an internationalist and believed in an activist American presence abroad, but he was unable to create a comprehensive doctrine to guide the United States into the 21st century.
She ruled as Queen Mother, defied the British, and died in captivity, all to advance Asante freedom.
Hazony’s views about the role of individuals and the nature of ethics mean that nations of any type are permitted to wage unjust war and impose sweeping domestic oppression. This nationalism should not guide our thinking today.
Initial Coin Offerings provide a superior alternative to traditional fundraising by offering lower costs, less regulation, and fewer intermediaries.
When theory is applied to actual cases, economic goods don’t always fit neatly into theoretical categories like “public goods” and “private goods.”
Three reasons why the Buddha avoided the political implications of his ethical views.