Anything Peaceful Is Michelle Obama a Brilliant Experimental Economist?
The first lady uses kids as guinea pigs in a mad social experimentB.K. Marcus Jul 1, 2015
Sure, it looks like she's just meddling in kids' lunches, but maybe it's really a subtle social experiment.
Anything Peaceful Gays Need the Freedom to Discriminate
New laws won't fast-track fairnessJeffrey A. Tucker Jul 1, 2015
Anti-discrimination laws will provide more choices at the expense of more informed choices.
Freeman Article Generous with Someone Else’s Money
Misguided Compassion at Public ExpenseDoug Bandow Jun 29, 2015
Until people understand that Uncle Sam shouldn't be a year-round Santa Claus, public officials will continue to act like Delia Curry and Arne Duncan.
Anything Peaceful French Taxis Go to War with Uber, Hold Courtney Love Hostage; French Government Surrenders Immediately
Cabbies smash cars, block roads, attack Uber driversAnything Peaceful Jun 26, 2015
The head of a taxi company said, "We are truly sorry to have to hold clients and drivers hostage."
Anything Peaceful Neoliberalism: Making a Boogeyman Out of a Buzzword
Salon interviews Berkeley’s Wendy Brown about the mixed economyMax Borders Jun 26, 2015
Progressives are trying to pin corporatism on free-marketeers, but it's the mixed economy that ends up in the hands of the powerful.
Anything Peaceful Blurred Lines: The Humanitarian Threat to Free Speech
Liberalism is a "habit of mind" — and we are out of practiceAaron Tao Jun 25, 2015
Blurring physical safety with ideological comfort is one of the greatest threats to our open society.
Anything Peaceful Texas Will Stop Putting Kids in Prison for Skipping School
The "school as minimum security prison" metaphor was never so aptJason Bedrick Jun 24, 2015
Nearly 100,000 kids end up in criminal court for truancy every year.
Anything Peaceful What Can the Government Steal? Anything It Pays For.
Kelo haunts the Court's property rights decisionsDaniel Bier Jun 23, 2015
The raisin decision was good news, but it didn't go far enough by actually limiting what government can take from citizens.
Freeman Article Unsustainable: Little Ways Environmentalists Waste the Ultimate Resource
Greens don’t understand the value of human time and effortTimothy D. Terrell Jun 23, 2015
Sustainability advocates need to remember that resources include more than electricity, water, plastic, and paper.
Anything Peaceful The Economics of Political Power Seminar
A smashing success for summer seminarsAllison Shaw Jun 22, 2015
Students from around the world gathered at Calvin College to investigate how economics can explain politics.