The paternalistic welfare state has failed to create a reliable social safety net. Decentralized, voluntary institutions can do the job better.
There’s nothing inherently wrong with mixing our social lives with business. The devil’s in the details.
Even in the small space of just thirty days, William Henry Harrison still managed to do everything wrong.
We are launching an exciting new series of essays cataloging the long list of everything wrong with the Presidents.
Originalism in all its various forms has been a pretense for defending one’s preferred legal conclusions.
Mary Wollstonecraft’s political philosophy and feminist thought were shaped by her beliefs about human nature.
England’s Magna Carta enshrined fundamental rights and liberties in the western legal tradition—but how was the Charter created and why?
Free markets are base requirements for complex and developing civilizations. In this new series, Ibrahim Anoba surveys the evidence from ancient Africa.
On an educational trip to Poland to learn about the Holocaust, the author came face-to-face with modern hatred of Jews.
Often, the meaning of cost varies when you ask different people who are part of the same single transaction.
Libertarian feminists offer a thoroughly individualist version of feminist thought rather than the common collectivist understanding.
Caleb Brown interviews Anthony Comegna about the English Civil Wars and high weirdness in the primitive libertarian tradition.
The socialists, who would further regiment human social relations, are reactionaries; libertarians are the radicals.
Not all market failures warrant state intervention.
The scholars of the Spanish Enlightenment are often overlooked as influencial to political thought throughout the Americas.
Smith discusses the importance of Garrison’s call for the free states to secede from the Union, and the eventual disagreement with Frederick Douglass.
The economic fallacies tackled here are the zero sum game, that order requires design, & that consumption is the key to growth.
Horwitz outlines his editorial vision for economics content on Libertarianism.org.