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.
Smith’s work explored how markets enable strangers to cooperate for mutual benefit—and his insights help us understand the workings of the modern, hyper-connected world.
What are externalities, in the economic sense of the word? In what ways can they be addressed?
We must overcome our political-cultural group affinities if we wish to see things as they are: the problem isn’t ultimately who controls the state, but the state itself.
Disney’s recasting of redheaded characters with black actors makes historical and artistic sense.
The quartering of soldiers on private property was a real, pressing threat to liberty when the Bill of Rights was drafted.
Donald Trump is more similar to King George III than many care to admit, but we should.
Independence Day is a celebration of America, yes, but it’s also a day to rededicate ourselves to critiquing the job we’re doing at living up to our own mission statement.
What is postmodernism, really? And how does it relate to libertarian thought?
The United States is not the only country arguing over free speech. In Brazil, recent developments have also put free speech in jeopardy.
Libertarianism is, fundamentally, an other-regarding philosophy that emphasizes our obligations to refrain from dominating others and from imposing our vision of the good life on them.
In The Road to Serfdom F. A. Hayek warned that allowing the government the powers needed to enact a welfare state risked undermining political liberty.
As we continue to uncover more about the ancient African world, Anoba will highlight figures who had a profound impact on early Africa’s development.
American was founded upon the immodest proposition that the best response to bad speech is more speech. It is a fundamentally democratic proposition, one that is as appropriate for the digital age as it was for the 1780s.
Beveridge targeted “five giants”; want, disease, ignorance, squalor, and idleness, all needed solutions from the welfare state.