Freeman Article How Life Finds a Way in the Regulatory State
The “Sharing Economy” Emerges from Regulatory GapsSandy Ikeda Aug 5, 2015
While the growth of government around the world is discouraging, and the struggle to break free goes on, the inventiveness of clever, creative people who find the gaps is a source of hope.
Freeman Article 5 Unintended Consequences of Regulation and Government Meddling
Or, When the Cure Is Worse Than the DiseaseRobert P. Murphy Jul 15, 2015
Well-intentioned laws can cause serious mischief and hurt the very groups supposedly being helped.
Freeman Article Don’t Let Me Design Your Retaining Wall
The Market Protects You from My IncompetenceWarren C. Gibson Jul 13, 2015
Reputation markets regulate quality and safety where state licensing boards fall short.
Anything Peaceful Don’t Put Eleanor Roosevelt on the $10 Bill
Her legacy is bad economics and outright authoritarianismLawrence W. Reed Jul 6, 2015
If we put Eleanor's mugshot on any bill, it should be an invoice -- for the costs of her complicity in prolonging the Great Depression and her attempts to use the FBI to silence critics.
Anything Peaceful What Does It Mean to "Get the Government Out of Marriage"?
Marriage policy is screwed up, and it's not clear how to fix itJason Kuznicki Jul 6, 2015
Private marriage doesn't need the government's help, but civil marriage can protect families against the state.
Anything Peaceful The New Paganism? The Case against Pope Francis’s Green Encyclical
Has the Holy Father managed to merge two religions?Daniel Bier Jun 22, 2015
The worship of nature (as a cloak for hatred of capitalism) once again becomes a part of the religion.
Anything Peaceful Why Is Snapchat More Secure than the Federal Government?
Because it has to learn from its mistakesAndrea Castillo Jun 18, 2015
The government exposed data on 14 million federal employees to hackers. Should we trust it with ours?
Resources Interventionism: An Economic AnalysisBettina Bien Greaves Jun 17, 2015
Mises offers a rare insight into the war economies of Hitler 's Germany and Mussolini's Italy.
Anything Peaceful California Government Puts Uber on Blocks
Drivers and the app economy are under attack againJeffrey A. Tucker Jun 17, 2015
The fate of a vast number of companies is at stake. The future is at stake.
Anything Peaceful 5 Reasons the FDA’s Ban on Trans Fat Is a Big Deal
Their laws, your bodyWalter Olson Jun 16, 2015
Government doesn't always know best about your health or nutritonal science.