B.K. Marcus is managing editor of the Freeman. His website is bkmarcus.com.
Progress is not driven by producing ever more of the essentials; it is driven by luxuries.
Which is the greater threat to freedom, too little respect for the law -- or too much?
In the flux and flow of electoral politics, Britons and Americans alike are familiar with the outspoken left and the shy right, as libertarians remain in limbo.
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.
Despite everything wrong with the Nobel Prize in Economics, it brought F.A. Hayek's work back to life.
No matter what political ideology drives an independence movement, real independence for a small political territory requires smaller government to survive.