Resources Advice to Young, Unemployed WorkersJeffrey A. Tucker May 4, 2015
The young generation faces challenges unlike any that most people alive have seen. This situation requires new adaptive strategies.
Anything Peaceful Reasons to Be (Rationally) Optimistic about the Future
Matt Ridley argues that most things for most people are getting a lot betterAnything Peaceful Apr 17, 2015
Human achievement has reached unprecedented heights, and we ain't seen nothing yet.
Anything Peaceful What LeBron Can Teach You about Economics
Econ is everywhere — why can't it be popular?George C. Leef Apr 14, 2015
In Popular Economics, readers learn the economic way of thinking through sports, culture, and Downton Abbey.
Freeman Article Reich Rages Against the Machines
Luddite inequality warriors attack technological progressAnything Peaceful Mar 23, 2015
Are machines and automation a threat to the economy?
Freeman Article The Force That Liberated Women
The innovations and opportunities of modern markets freed women more than menStephen Davies Feb 17, 2015
Capitalism liberated women from the reality of living in a world of little innovation, slow or nonexistent growth, and chronic material deprivation.
Freeman Article #36 – "Outsourcing Is Bad for the Economy"Tyler Watts Dec 19, 2014
Outsourcing boosts productivity and living standards.
Resources Economics in One Lesson (full text)
The fastest and best way to discover economic basicsHenry Hazlitt Sep 24, 2014
"No other modern book from which the intelligent layman can learn so much about the basic truths of economics in so short a time." ~ F.A. Hayek
Freeman Article The Case for Voluntary Private Cooperation
We don't need nations, flags, and armies to make us prosperousMichael Munger Apr 16, 2014
Forget the “markets vs. the State” debate. Systems of voluntary cooperation are what build societies and prosperity.
Freeman Article Wages Are Like Love
The circumstances of time and place are no different for employers and employeesJeffrey A. Tucker Mar 19, 2014
Our central planners tell us all what we should earn and what we should pay. In the end, these are intimate details of life that are unique to our lives, time, and place.
Freeman Article Raise the Minimum Wage? A Socratic DialogueLawrence W. Reed Feb 3, 2014
How much thinking is actually behind calls to raise the minimum wage? Probably less than Congress would like you to think.