Anything Peaceful "Don't Buy an Apple Watch"
Value is, always and everywhere, a personal and subjective matterRichard Lorenc Apr 27
Anti-Apple elitism is a particularly annoying and dangerous bit of anti-market bias.
Anything Peaceful Anthem and the Meaning of the Light Bulb Ban
Humanity hangs the light bulbJeffrey A. Tucker Apr 20
If there is something that we like, that makes our lives lovely — something as simple as a light bulb — you can bet it is being targeted for destruction.
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
Human achievement has reached unprecedented heights, and we ain't seen nothing yet.
Anything Peaceful Dentist Attacked for Charging Too Little
In Arkansas, it's illegal for orthodontists to clean teethAnything Peaceful Apr 17
Crony licensing boards are driving up the cost of dental care by banning licensed specialists from doing dental work.
Anything Peaceful Krugman: Social Security Is "Where Government Excels"
Progressives want to make a bloated and bankrupt system even worseDaniel Bier Apr 16
If Social Security is a government success, what does failure look like?
Anything Peaceful The World Is Bigger than You Think
Resources are an economic, not physical, phenomenonDaniel Bier Apr 16
“Natural” resources are not fixed because resources are not found in nature – they are created by the human mind.
Anything Peaceful Why Do Unions Care about Your Paid Sick Time?
Hint: it's about their interests, not yoursAntony Davies Apr 15
Mandatory sick leave raises the cost of non-union labor, making unions seem better by comparison.
Anything Peaceful Microcultures of Consumerism: The Blenders
The invisible hand and the VitamixJeffrey A. Tucker Apr 14
The flourishing blender market is a microcosm of the diversity and complexity of the extended social order.
Anything Peaceful What LeBron Can Teach You about Economics
Econ is everywhere — why can't it be popular?George C. Leef Apr 14
In Popular Economics, readers learn the economic way of thinking through sports, culture, and Downton Abbey.
Freeman Article Oil Boom and Government Glut
The government buys 5 million barrels of oil for its stockpileJeffrey A. Tucker Mar 19