In free markets, voluntary interaction makes up the economy’s structure, allowing for little to no state regulation and thus mutually beneficial trade.
Robert J. Smith introduces the idea of free market environmentalism: an approach to environmental conservation that advocates the private ownership of resources.
“There’s a [market] demand…for the kind of wilderness conservation the government would like us to believe is only possible through public ownership of land.”
I am Jack’s being-for-itself.
Free trade allows for goods and services to move freely across borders. As a free system, it is the best way to distribute resources to those that value them most.
Markets are impersonal, but the social networks that develop inside markets are personal. Freedom within these networks is a crucial aspect of a free market.
Wikipedia is collaborative, diverse and peaceful. In the internet age, it encapsulates the concepts of spontaneous order and free markets.
Many libertarians argue that though market failures exist, private solutions still work more effectively than government intervention.
An examination of why markets inherently promote ethical behavior.
The black market refers to those markets involving extra-legal organizations and paths for the trade of goods and services.
The market process makes entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs don’t only come from the elite.
This essay examines the important role culture plays in markets.
William Irwin joins us to talk about existentialism and libertarianism. What did thinkers like Sartre and Neitzsche have to say about capitalism and human freedom?