Every Penny You Spend Could Be Monitored and Controlled
JULY 01, 2015 by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
The future will not be a choice between paper money and cryptocurrency. It will be a choice between two competing visions of digital money: one free, one authoritarian.
Misguided Compassion at Public Expense
JUNE 29, 2015 by Doug Bandow
Until people understand that Uncle Sam shouldn't be a year-round Santa Claus, public officials will continue to act like Delia Curry and Arne Duncan.
Real Heroes: Joe Louis
JUNE 26, 2015 by Lawrence W. Reed
Joe Louis dealt with poverty and racism, took on the best boxers of his day, battled the Nazis, and crossed swords with the Internal Revenue Service.
Reflections on My Sister in the Wake of Her Passing
JUNE 25, 2015 by Sandy Ikeda
Earlier this month, my 67-year-old sister, Ginger, died peacefully after a long illness. Her human action changed my life.
Or, Turning Strangers into “Honorary Kin”
JUNE 24, 2015 by Steven Horwitz
After three Uber rides in the last two weeks, not only am I more convinced about the value that the so-called "sharing economy" is providing, but I have been struck by the way technology helps to solve the fundamental problem of the marketplace.
Greens don’t understand the value of human time and effort
JUNE 23, 2015 by Timothy D. Terrell
Sustainability advocates need to remember that resources include more than electricity, water, plastic, and paper.
There’s only one source of prosperity, and it’s not redistribution
JUNE 22, 2015 by James A. Dorn
Disallowing differences in endowments, motivations, and aptitudes destroys the driving force behind wealth creation and poverty reduction.
Real Heroes: Katharine Atholl
JUNE 19, 2015 by Lawrence W. Reed
Katharine Atholl smelled danger and said so, years before the elite of her own political party mustered similar courage. How different might history have been if there were more people like her?
Or, the “Principles of Momonomics”
JUNE 18, 2015 by Sarah Skwire
Would we all make better decisions if moms thought more about economics and economists thought more about moms?
A real-life lawsuit puts Rothbardianism on trial
JUNE 17, 2015 by Robert P. Murphy
Arthur Firstenberg's real-life lawsuit against his neighbor's "radiation" tests the limits of libertarian legal doctrine.