Anything Peaceful Wired's Failure of Imagination on Seasteading
A former Seasteading board member respondsMichael Strong May 20, 2015
Wired cynically misses the point about seasteading, economic freedom, and startup cities.
Freeman Article Paul Krugman: Three Wrongs Don’t Make a Right
The empirical failures of Krugman’s macroeconomic modelRobert P. Murphy May 20, 2015
Paul Krugman claims he has been “right about everything.” And yet, he has been utterly wrong on so many things. We catalog his mistakes here for your reading pleasure.
Anything Peaceful How Much Is Your College Really Worth?
Scholars think they've found a way to find outGeorge C. Leef May 20, 2015
For decades, Americans have been infatuated with US News's arbitrary college rankings; a new system might show us the truth.
Anything Peaceful Fantasy Bookstore Fights Fantasy Economics
San Francisco sci-fi lovers do battle with the minimum wageGary McGath May 15, 2015
Wage controls threaten small, specialty, and independent businesses most.
Anything Peaceful Insuring John Galt?
Insuring disobedience could take down the regulatory stateThomas A. Firey May 14, 2015
Charles Murray argues for mass civil disobedience to stupid and unpopular regulations – because there's safety in numbers.
Freeman Article Are Markets Ruining Video Games?
Or is intellectual property the real culprit?Matthew McCaffrey May 12, 2015
If game developers want to pursue more artistic projects that appeal to smaller audiences, they need to take a step away from the one-size-fits-all corporate development supported by government regulation.
Anything Peaceful Venezuela Moves to Nationalize Food, Ration Medicine, Kill Comedy
The crisis is killing people, and it’s really not funny anymoreDaniel Bier May 11, 2015
Price controls led to shortages, shortages to rationing, rationing to nationalization, and you can't even laugh about it anymore.
Freeman Article The Parenthood Market
Is it okay to sell babies?Robert P. Murphy May 6, 2015
A deregulated adoption market would transfer children from parents who are less willing to provide love and care to those who are more willing.
Freeman Article 3 Myths about Economic Intervention
Even the most popular policies can do more harm than goodCorey Iacono May 5, 2015
The very idea that government may do far less harm by staying out of the economy seems ludicrous to many people, but the empirical evidence provides reason to be skeptical of even the least-questioned economic policies.
Anything Peaceful Get the Politics out of Money
Campaign finance laws help politicians and their croniesStewart Dompe May 4, 2015
The solution to politicians being bought is to ensure that they have nothing to sell (and no one to buy it).