January/February 2013Volume 63, 2013
January 03 2013 by Gregory Cummings ,
Obamacare is coming online. A Canadian friend warns us about the problems and perils of socializing medicine.
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.
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.
January 15 2013 by The Freeman ,
There is nothing more dangerous to the enemies of freedom than an open libertarian. And yet great swaths of our kind are decidedly closed-minded.
December 20 2012 by Max Borders ,
In 1962, Leonard Read published Elements of Libertarian Leadership. I want to pull inspiration from this largely forgotten work because in it, Read has carved a path for us--though it is currently one less travelled by.
January 15 2013 by Doug Bandow ,
The growing support for a religious regime among Kuwait's young shows how democracy, without limits to State power, can threaten a free society.
January 11 2013 by Sarah Skwire ,
Richard Powers's Gain is consumed with growth: does it kill or cure us? Is it a curse or our best hope? Can companies get too big?
December 21 2012 by Sandy Ikeda ,
Simplistic calls to "tax the rich" are often based on, at best, imprecise assumptions. But as government intervention grows, it gets harder and harder to say who earned their money fairly and who simply plundered it.
December 18 2012 by David R. Henderson ,
If you remember life before microwave ovens, you already understand consumer surplus, something economic freedom delivers so well that even Marx was impressed.