January/February 2013Volume 63, 2013
Max Borders discusses rational mysticism, while Troy Camplin outlines a theory of social evolution and what it means for the individual; Faisal Moghul explains how the State has made privacy a thing of the past; Larry Reed says the last year ending in 13 was rather unlucky; Gary Galles looks at how labor law violates freedom of association; and much, much more.
JANUARY 07, 2013 by Troy Camplin
Our civilizations change over time. But what about our psychologies? According to one theory of human development, despite our individual natures, we are malleable enough to become more complex people within more complex societies. And libertarians can lead the way.
JANUARY 03, 2013 by Gregory Cummings
Obamacare is coming online. A Canadian friend warns us about the problems and perils of socializing medicine.
DECEMBER 19, 2012 by Mike Reid
Before heading overseas to teach people in poor countries how to farm, rich-world people infatuated with sustainability should take a moment to consider who is more likely to know best how to provide for their own needs and wants.
DECEMBER 28, 2012 by Jenna Robinson
Subsidies, tariffs, and a succession of contradictory (sometimes counterproductive) guidelines have combined to give Americans an obesity problem we can't seem to kick.
JANUARY 08, 2013 by Gary M. Galles
Labor law allows unions to impose themselves even on workers and employers who do not want to associate with them. That's not freedom of association, it's coercion and extortion, says Gary Galles.
DECEMBER 27, 2012 by Daniel Sutter
We're better off trying to build a wealthier world than spending resources to rein in greenhouse gases.
JANUARY 04, 2013 by Faisal Moghul
The post-9/11 surveillance State trumps even the most egregious abuses of power by the British Crown and violates everyone's rights on a continual basis.
DECEMBER 17, 2012 by Bruce Yandle
A review of Allan Meltzer's Why Capitalism? by Bruce Yandle.
JANUARY 09, 2013 by Charles Johnson, Gary Chartier, Matt Zwolinski
Matt Zwolinski reviews Markets Not Capitalism, edited by Gary Chartier and Charles W. Johnson