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How the Education System Destroys Social Networks

Why do we settle for such an unnatural, inorganic plan?

MARCH 10, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

We have grown accustomed to a series of episodic upheavals that are a consequence of a centrally planned education system.

Feature

What a Principled Social Movement Looks Like

“Libertarian was their counter-culture; it contained multitudes”

FEBRUARY 24, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The new libertarianism is neither left nor right but its own thing: a maturation of the classical-liberal conviction that society can be built without dependency on the state.

Book Value

Little Free Libraries: A Love Letter

Still falling for the written word, despite America’s killjoys

FEBRUARY 12, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

Leave it to America's bureaucrats to try to snuff out a beautiful movement. Sarah Skwire pens a love letter to the founders of Little Free Libraries.

Blog

Will a Degree Help You Do Your Job?

Jeff Winger’s education on Community is instructive

FEBRUARY 11, 2015 by JOSEPH S. DIEDRICH

The ne'er-do-well lead on TV's Community exemplifies the distinction between instruction and education.

Book Value

Material Girl

Author Anita Loos imagines a female utility maximizer

JANUARY 29, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

What if you took homo economicus, put him into a novel, and changed him to her? Meet "Lorelei."

Blog

Why Has Day Care Become So Unaffordable?

It’s time to call off the child care regulators

JANUARY 28, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

It's no mystery why day care is expensive and hard to come by. Regulatory barriers to industry have created cartels and shortages. It's time to deregulate.

Feature

Dumbing Down the World

More compulsory schooling can mean less education for children in developing nations

JANUARY 27, 2015 by MIKE REID

The United Nations wants to get the world's children into government-approved classrooms, apparently regardless of what happens there.

Vintage

Schooling an Industrial Proletariat

An excerpt from The Underground History of American Education

JANUARY 26, 2015 by JOHN TAYLOR GATTO

Peering into the history of government education reveals collusion to produce cogs in a state-industrial machine.

Blog

3 Reasons to Support School Choice

How could anyone oppose a marketplace in education?

JANUARY 26, 2015 by COREY IACONO

School choice enables students, including the poorest kids, to achieve more than they could have in conventional public schools.

Feature

Improve Thyself

You are your most important project for liberty

DECEMBER 08, 2014 by JACOB H. HUEBERT

Leonard Read called for every libertarian to focus on the one unit of society he is certainly capable of improving: himself.

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