Can mutual benefit overcome racism?
MARCH 19, 2015 by SANDY IKEDA
Imagine our shock when we learned that the landlord didn't want to rent to us because of our race.
East and West converge on the "power of now"
MARCH 05, 2015 by SANDY IKEDA
Eastern and Western traditions share a powerful insight: "The present moment is all you ever have." Eckhart Tolle, Ludwig von Mises, and Adam Smith agree.
Reflections on the International Students for Liberty Conference (ISFLC)
FEBRUARY 19, 2015 by SANDY IKEDA
There is no better example of voluntary, peaceful cooperation than what I saw at ISFLC.
Economics paints a damning picture of zoning and smart growth
FEBRUARY 05, 2015 by SANDY IKEDA
People sometimes support regulations, often with the best of intentions, but these wind up creating outcomes they don't like. Land-use regulations are a prime example.
Or, Would You Rather Live in Georgetown or Jacobsville?
JANUARY 22, 2015 by SANDY IKEDA
George disparaged great cities, while Jacobs celebrated them.
We need rule of law, not law and order
DECEMBER 11, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
Today, the difference between law and order and rule of law is literally a matter of life and death.
Why good intentions fail and passing a law still won’t get it done
NOVEMBER 13, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
The economic way of thinking requires looking at the incentives, not banning the consequences.
Being able to say no is what enables us to say yes.
OCTOBER 30, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
Being able to say no defines the scope of our personal autonomy, while being able to say yes allows us to creatively explore (or not) the freedom that autonomy gives us.
OCTOBER 16, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
The rule of law confers predictability and constrains power. But as government grows, this principle of minimal government is weakened.