Sarah Skwire

sskwire@libertyfund.org

 Sarah Skwire is a senior fellow at Liberty Fund, Inc. She is a poet and author of the writing textbook Writing with a Thesis.

Related Freeman Articles

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.

Book Value

The Oppression of Expression

The connection between language and liberty is profound

MARCH 12, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

Mark Dunn's Ella Minnow Pea reminds us how vital is the connection between language and liberty.

Blog

ISIS Vindicates the Humanities

The biggest threat to the Islamic State: knowledge of a world without them

FEBRUARY 27, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

Do art, history, and the humanities matter? The enemies of civilization think so.

Book Value

The Garage That Couldn’t Be Boarded Up

Uber and the jitney … everything old is new again

FEBRUARY 26, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

Regulators ran jitney operators out of every town in America. But something important has changed the game in passengers' favor.

Book Value

Little Free Libraries: A Love Letter

Still falling for the written word, despite America’s killjoys

FEBRUARY 12, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

Leave it to America's bureaucrats to try to snuff out a beautiful movement. Sarah Skwire pens a love letter to the founders of Little Free Libraries.

CURRENT ISSUE

December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
Download Free PDF

PAST ISSUES

SUBSCRIBE

RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION

img E-mail Subscription

VIEW PRIVACY POLICY