Book Value

Stay Put?

Small-town nostalgia is not a moral imperative

MARCH 26, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

For many on their journeys of life, the city offers temptations and variety. But some critics are trying to make "staying put" a kind of duty.

Blog

Does Government Spending Help the Economy?

The evidence says bigger isn't better

MARCH 26, 2015 by COREY IACONO

We have strong reasons to think that less is more when it comes to government spending.

Feature

The Silk Road Back to Leviathan?

Does Dread Pirate Roberts’s fate destroy the dream of justice without the state?

MARCH 25, 2015 by ROBERT P. MURPHY

In evaluating stateless experiments like Silk Road, we have to ask, "As compared with what?" Certainly not an ideal. Try comparing Ross Ulbricht with Richard Nixon in Indochina.

Essential Works from FEE

MARCH 05, 2015 by LAWRENCE W. REED

One can scour the Scriptures with a fine-tooth comb and find nary a word from Jesus that endorses the forcible redistribution of wealth by political authorities.

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 by HENRY HAZLITT

The full text of Hazlitt's famed primer on economic principles: read this first! 

JANUARY 19, 2010 by F. A. HAYEK

It wasn't the workers and peasants who gave the world the total state. 

NOVEMBER 16, 2012 by FREDERIC BASTIAT

Frederic Bastiat's timeless defense of liberty for all. Once read and understood, nothing ever looks the same. 

OCTOBER 01, 1960 by F. A. HAYEK

There can be little doubt that man owes some of his greatest suc­cesses in the past to the fact that he has not been able to control so­cial life. 

DECEMBER 01, 2008 by LEONARD E. READ

No one knows how to make a pencil: Leonard Read's classic (Audio, HTML, and PDF) 

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