Michael Munger is the director of the philosophy, politics, and economics program at Duke University. He is a past president of the Public Choice Society.
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Reflections on Cuba in a time of change
JANUARY 15, 2015 by MICHAEL MUNGER
Cuba is still waiting for victory. Recent events prompt reflections from a professor who has seen it all firsthand, and maybe even met folks who will see the country to better times.
The problem is not just benighted cops, but overcriminalization
DECEMBER 10, 2014 by MICHAEL MUNGER
Decriminalize normal, nonviolent activity, and the police will have fewer excuses to harass people they don't like -- people who often can't fight back.
Ever argued public policy with people whose State is in fantasyland?
AUGUST 11, 2014 by MICHAEL MUNGER
It's pointless to argue about the color of unicorns; the same goes for what most people think about when they think about the State.
We don't need nations, flags, and armies to make us prosperous
APRIL 16, 2014 by MICHAEL MUNGER
Forget the "markets vs. the State" debate. Systems of voluntary cooperation are what build societies and prosperity.
Libertarians can offer a positive, optimistic alternative vision of society
DECEMBER 04, 2013 by MICHAEL MUNGER
Libertarians don't have to be able to predict exactly how society would look if it were libertarian. But we do have to know what we're for, not just what we're against.