Jeffrey A. Tucker

Jeffrey Tucker is a distinguished fellow at FEE, CLO of the startup Liberty.me, and editor at Laissez Faire Books. Author of five books, he speaks at FEE summer seminars and other events.  

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Anything Peaceful

Mises’s Century

A lifetime of scholarship

NOVEMBER 24, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Ludwig von Mises's intellectual path is one of transformation and discovery. He witnessed firsthand the failures of state power, war, and even democracy.

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Humble Markets, Prideful Politics

Different virtues and vices emerge within different institutions

NOVEMBER 11, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The values of dynamic markets versus static politics couldn't be more different. And yet most narratives get it backwards.

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What About the Unelected?

NOVEMBER 07, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The end of the deep state will happen in an indirect way, through technological innovation, noncompliance, and creativity.

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When Government Spreads Disease: The 1906 Meat Inspection Act

Government has been spoiling stuff since well before the TSA

NOVEMBER 03, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The case of poke-and-sniff in meat-packing should serve as a warning for all government regulatory measures.

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How Far Can the P2P Revolution Go?

Will the sharing economy replace the State?

OCTOBER 28, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Peer-to-peer technologies introduce private competition in so-called public goods.

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Should Government Have the Power to Quarantine?

The State has a low threshold for risk

OCTOBER 21, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Institutions that are part of the social order keep diseased people from wandering around and infecting others.

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Who's Afraid of the Workers' Revolution?

The backlash against the sharing economy has begun

OCTOBER 06, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The opponents of markets just can't reconcile themselves to embracing the very thing they have supposedly advocated for generations: popular empowerment.

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Hayek: The Knowledge Problem

We must stand humble before complexity and order without planning

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The revelation hit me like a truck: This is an order that no one can possibly comprehend in either its totality or its parts, and, as such, an order that no one can possibly control.

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The Difference Praxis Makes

An alternative to college is poised to disrupt traditional higher ed

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

What do you get when you combine training in entrepreneurship, professional mentorship, work experience, and college-level coursework? A model that could disrupt higher education.

The Pursuit of Happiness

What Gave Bitcoin Its Value?

Those who use the work of Mises to challenge bitcoin should think again

AUGUST 27, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Mises' regression theorem explains why bitcoin is real money and where its value comes from.

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November 2014

It's been 40 years since F. A. Hayek received his Nobel Prize. His insights, particularly on the distribution of knowledge and the impossibility of economic planning, remain hugely important today. In this issue, we look back on the influence of his work. Max Borders and Craig Biddle debate whether liberty must be defended from one absolute foundation, further reflections on Scottish secession, and how technology is already changing our world for the better--including how robots, despite the unease they cause, will only accelerate this process.
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