B.K. Marcus is managing editor of The Freeman.
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MARCH 20, 2015 by B.K. MARCUS
Generations have grown up with a heroic ideal of robbing from the rich and giving to the poor. Only those who are particularly wary of an apparently "progressive" message in the legend take exception.
The history of African-American self-defense
FEBRUARY 03, 2015 by B.K. MARCUS
A lot of people believe that blacks march in lockstep behind calls for gun control. But while the civil rights movement largely was about nonviolent resistance, many blacks exercised a legitimate right of self-defense. Many still do today.
Global ignorance vs. local knowledge
NOVEMBER 17, 2014 by B.K. MARCUS
Mass ignorance about an increasingly complex world is a fact of life. And yet we're all supposed to make decisions on matters about which we know little to nothing. It's called democracy.
Economic theory teaches us to see beauty where others see only ugliness
OCTOBER 29, 2014 by B.K. MARCUS
When you become aware of the critical importance of capital equipment to the creation of wealth, the industrial zones can become beautiful.
How the Austrian economist’s Nobel Prize changed the world
OCTOBER 09, 2014 by B.K. MARCUS
Despite everything wrong with the Nobel Prize in Economics, it brought F.A. Hayek's work back to life.