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.
Modern political economist Vincent Ostrom & classical anarchist Pierre-Joseph Proudhon envisioned societies with overlapping centers of power.
The origin of the idea that liberty could be preserved through the separation of powers endures through the arguments of Polybius.
This Thanksgiving, blow your relatives’ minds by exploding the myth of self government.
Smith interviews the spirit of Adam Smith, soliciting his opinion of David Hume and other matters.
Ethiopian victory over the Italians inspired resistance to empire for generations, across the globe.
How did Ethiopians remain independent while Europeans carved up the rest of their continent?—with a culture of resistance fifteen centuries old.
Mosvick’s series continues with the Wisconsin court’s challenges to Lincoln’s declaration of martial law.
Are college campuses becoming intellectually stifling?
Smith reviews Sandefur’s biography, Frederick Douglass: Self-Made Man, published by the Cato Institute in 2018.
The first in a series on early battles between the states and the federal government, Mosvick reviews one of the Taney court’s overlooked decisions.
To bake or not to bake?—What would those who actually ratified the First Amendment do?
Conservatism cannot stand on its own as a political ideology.
Progressives provide confused narratives about taxation, justice, and the popular will because they misunderstand what the democratic state is.
Is capitalism giving us anxiety? And are businesses adding insult to injury by profiting from it?
Did Johnson betray his own principle that writers who accept a pension from the King are merely “state hirelings”?