#23 – “The Balance of Trade Deficit Requires Government Action”
No trades are deemed as anything but "favorable" by those engaged in the trading, so how can anyone add all those trades up and arrive at something "unfavorable"?
The Dawn of the Surveillance State
We think of mass surveillance as a product of modern technology. But large-scale spying on Americans got its start in 1917, when the United States entered World War I.
Why Doesn't the TSA Keep Us Safe?
On September 23, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. EDT, Big Ideas Live! host Janet Neilson will join guest Prof. Steve Horwitz to discuss opportunity cost and airline security.
Ludd vs. Schumpeter
An increased use of robots will cause a dislocation of labor, which will be painful for some in the near term. But if market forces are allowed to function, the dislocation will be temporary and life will improve for everyone.
Freedom and Whisky Go Together
Scottish secession is not about liberalization per se, but an independent Scotland might have to rediscover Adam Smith.
President’s Quarterly Update—September 2014
Summer 2014 is now a wonderful memory at FEE, as we believe it is also for the hundreds of high school and college students from around the world who attended our highly-acclaimed seminars.
Overkill: Militarizing America
The facts about officer safety do not justify the unprecedented force and weaponry that cops are displaying today. It's time to demilitarize the police.