#50 – “Greedy Capitalists Take Advantage of People in Natural Disasters; Price Controls Are the Answer”
The interpretation of post-disaster price hikes as "price gouging" is as unfortunate as it is mistaken.
For many on their journeys of life, the city offers temptations and variety. But some critics are trying to make "staying put" a kind of duty.
The Silk Road Back to Leviathan?
In evaluating stateless experiments like Silk Road, we have to ask, "As compared with what?" Certainly not an ideal. Try comparing Ross Ulbricht with Richard Nixon in Indochina.
The Tasted and the Untasted
Everyone else was raving about the chowder. I could only experience it vicariously.
By the Power Vested in Us
Marriage falls within our right of association, and the state should not be able to hold it hostage.
#49 – “People Love the Robin Hood Story Because He Took from the Rich to Give to the Poor”
Generations have grown up with a heroic ideal of robbing from the rich and giving to the poor. Only those who are particularly wary of an apparently "progressive" message in the legend take exception.
Trading with “The Other”
Imagine our shock when we learned that the landlord didn't want to rent to us because of our race.