Anything Peaceful Leaving the Euro Won't Solve the Greek Crisis
All government spending is limited — but the pain of extraction isn'tJohn Phelan Jul 1, 2015
Even if Greeks reject the bailout, there's no alternative to austerity.
Anything Peaceful TSA's Fake Security Fails to Detect Threats 95% of the Time
Homeland Security tests show just how useless TSA really isDaniel Bier Jun 3, 2015
TSA checkpoints failed 67 out of 70 tests, allowing fake weapons and bombs through security.
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 The Welfare State Needs Abolition, Not "Reform"
Conservatives should fight to repeal, not streamline, the bloated welfare stateDoug Bandow May 5, 2015
Efficient income redistribution doesn't make the process morally right, only less wasteful on its way to being wrong.
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).
Anything Peaceful Before and After Freddie Gray, Baltimore Is Bleeding
Before the riots and looting, the city devastated its communitiesMarta Hummel Mossburg May 4, 2015
It may seem odd to talk about taxes now, but there is nothing to believe in when there is nobody left to believe.
Anything Peaceful The Chart that Could Undo the Healthcare System
Skyrocketing costs are being driven by bureaucracyMax Borders Apr 29, 2015
The system has become a Frankenstein monster, with pieces stitched together ad hoc by regulators and special interests.
Anything Peaceful Should Taxes Fund Philosophy?
The cost of subsidizing state philosophy departments is hard to justifyJason Brennan Apr 24, 2015
Does philosophy really "teach students how to think," and is the opportunity cost worth it?
Anything Peaceful Krugman: Social Security Is "Where Government Excels"
Progressives want to make a bloated and bankrupt system even worseDaniel Bier Apr 16, 2015
If Social Security is a government success, what does failure look like?
Freeman Article The Incoherence of the Mixed Economy
Collectivism is at least coherent and consistentSandy Ikeda Apr 16, 2015
One thing the free market and collectivism have in common is logical coherence. But what does this mean for the mixed economy?