Anything Peaceful Hillary Clinton's Ideological Vortex of Power and Planning
Clinton's energy plan is a fatal conceitJeffrey A. Tucker Jul 30, 2015
Hillary's campaign seems designed to prove that F.A. Hayek was a prophet.
Freeman Article War Is No Excuse for Socialist Planning
Do We Need Government to Design a “War Economy”?Robert P. Murphy Jul 30, 2015
After the fall of the Soviet Union, just about everybody agreed that full-blown central planning was a bad way to produce food, cars, and television sets. However, people still seem to have a soft spot for planning when it comes to a "war economy."
Anything Peaceful How Disability Law Went Nuts
ADA has been a disaster at helping the disabledJames Bovard Jul 29, 2015
The ADA promised a bright new era of equality and freedom. Instead, it spawned endless lawsuits and absurd federal decrees while harming the people it sought to relieve.
Anything Peaceful "Green Banks" Will Drown in the Red
Don't gamble on the environmental BootleggersJonathan Bydlak Jul 22, 2015
The history of government "investments" shows that politicians don't have a clue where to put the public's money.
Anything Peaceful Checkmate, Capitalists!
Arguments for socialism are based logical fallacies and historical ignoranceJason Brennan Jul 21, 2015
One meme perfectly captures the argument against capitalism.
Freeman Article 5 Unintended Consequences of Regulation and Government Meddling
Or, When the Cure Is Worse Than the DiseaseRobert P. Murphy Jul 15, 2015
Well-intentioned laws can cause serious mischief and hurt the very groups supposedly being helped.
Anything Peaceful The Chinese Crash Is Government's Fault, Not Capitalism's
How do you say “déjà vu all over again” in Chinese?Lawrence W. Reed Jul 9, 2015
You can drug an economy for only so long. When the injections stop, the withdrawal symptoms take over.
Freeman Article Capitalist Theory Is Better Than Socialist Reality
In This Case, Turnabout Is Fair PlaySandy Ikeda Jul 9, 2015
Are advocates of the free market playing a hypocritical game in the debate with anti-capitalists, or do we have economic theory on our side?
Anything Peaceful In Love with Gov? Time to Break It Off.
He's just not good for youAnything Peaceful Jul 8, 2015
He's not a meddling control freak -- he just wants to help.
Anything Peaceful Don’t Put Eleanor Roosevelt on the $10 Bill
Her legacy is bad economics and outright authoritarianismLawrence W. Reed Jul 6, 2015
If we put Eleanor's mugshot on any bill, it should be an invoice -- for the costs of her complicity in prolonging the Great Depression and her attempts to use the FBI to silence critics.