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.
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 Bed Bugs Are the New Plague
We are living in the new Dark Age, with our iPads and bed bugsJeffrey A. Tucker Jun 12, 2015
Are you being eaten alive while you sleep? Thank government regulations for that.
Freeman Article Honest When No One Is Looking
Real Heroes: A Good Samaritan in CambodiaLawrence W. Reed Jun 12, 2015
I trusted a man who was poor in material wealth, but rich in something more important.
Anything Peaceful A Shrine to a Socialist Demagogue
Amid the detritus of socialism lies a shrine to a strongmanLawrence W. Reed Jun 9, 2015
A tourist in Nicaragua finds what's left of "21st Century Socialism."
Freeman Article The Berlin Wall: Those Who Refused to Be Caged
Real Heroes: Peter FechterLawrence W. Reed May 29, 2015
Peter Fechter and the 253 others who died at the Berlin Wall are real heroes. They deserve to be remembered.
Anything Peaceful Progress and Poverty, Then and Now
Today's debate over inequality and progress is much the same as in George's dayJeffrey A. Tucker May 8, 2015
Henry George, despite his confused economics and infamous land tax, was an eloquent and passionate advocate of the free society.
Anything Peaceful “We Have to Be Happy”: A True May Day Parade
It’s not a celebration if you're afraid not to attendSarah Skwire May 1, 2015
For an awful lot of people, those May Day parades would more accurately be called a forced march.
Freeman Article Fooled by GDP
Economic activity versus economic growthSteven Horwitz Apr 29, 2015
What GDP does not distinguish is whether the exchanges that are taking place actually improve human lives.
Freeman Article Speaking Truth to Power
Real Heroes: Jimmy LaiLawrence W. Reed Apr 24, 2015
Jimmy Lai is precisely the sort of individual that John James Cowperthwaite had in mind when he decided that entrepreneurs, not central planners, should drive an economy.