Branden discusses the societal harms of the entitlement state.
Sullum argues for the repeal drug prohibition and discusses the misperceptions regarding drug use and addiction.
Richman describes the state of public education in modern America, and talks about how to use competition to fix it.
Barnett discusses the connection between natural rights theory and the work of Friedrich Hayek.
Jeffrey Miron looks at the effects of 40 Years of drug prohibition.
Nat Hentoff discusses the deplorable spread of hate-crime legislation, which he argues are crimes against thoughts.
Nat Hentoff discusses the importance of anonymous speech as protected speech.
Jerry Taylor points out a few of the flaws in the reasoning of green energy advocates.
Economic success – among individuals, firms, products and countries – is often unexpected and unpredicted.
Palmer presents a paper, “Open Societies, Global Markets, and the Bourgeois Virtues.”
Brink Lindsey discusses his book, The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed America’s Politics and Culture.
In his new book, Is The Welfare State Justified?, philosopher Daniel Shapiro insightfully combines moral and political philosophy with social science.
Johan Norberg critiques Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine.
Hentoff describes the telling encounter he had when he met Ernesto “Che” Guevara in the late 1950s.
O’Toole addresses some of the problems with long-term land-use planning.
Tyler Cowen discusses the parallels he sees between autism and the future economy.