In 1817 the Frenchman the Count Destutt de Tracy published his Treatise on the Will and Its Effects. Thomas Jefferson was so enthusiastic he had it translated into English.
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Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and TheFreemanOnline.org, and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families.
FDR couldn’t bring himself to send a telegram to the man who won four Olympic gold medals.
The welfare state, once begun, is difficult to reverse and never ends well.
There are several ways to ensure access to capital in the developing world, but the most important approach is to unlock the productive potential of the capital already available there.
As long as legal and cultural norms make the degree the primary signal of value in the marketplace, the classroom will continue to decline in quality.
Marriage should confer neither special favors nor goodies from the state.