Anything Peaceful The Concorde Fallacy: Why We Can't Quit Losing Battles
Iraq and the evolution of irrationalityDaniel Bier May 22, 2015
From the Concorde airliner to the Iraq War, people commit the error of reasoning from sunk costs.
Anything Peaceful Techno-optimists and the Search for the Ultimate Exit
More Silicon Valley, less Washington, DCMax Borders May 13, 2015
Laws and norms – our social technology – need upgrades just like our operating systems or HTML standards.
Anything Peaceful Progress and Poverty, Then and Now
Today's debate over inequality and progress is much the same as in George's dayJeffrey A. Tucker May 8, 2015
Henry George, despite his confused economics and infamous land tax, was an eloquent and passionate advocate of the free society.
Anything Peaceful Keeping Native Americans in the Dark
The federal government puts obstacles in the way of natives' freedomB.K. Marcus Apr 30, 2015
No person or group needs their "affairs" managed by a federal bureau to achieve prosperity.
Anything Peaceful Bitcoin Truly "Disrupts" Argentina
The crypto-revolution will start with those who need it mostMax Borders Apr 30, 2015
Bitcoin is already undermining bad institutions in developing countries.
Anything Peaceful Obamacare and Hayek's Crystals
Social order can be induced but never designedShane Smith Apr 28, 2015
Government planners make the fatal error of treating the spontaneous social order as if it were an organization.
Anything Peaceful Do Corporations Run the Market?
Do companies control consumers?Anything Peaceful Apr 23, 2015
Capitalists steer the ship, but consumers tell them where to go.
Anything Peaceful The Creative Destruction of New York in 47 Seconds
On Earth Day, celebrate one of humanity's greatest triumphsDaniel Bier Apr 22, 2015
New York is one of the greatest achievements of human cooperation, but thanks to government bureaucrats, it's being frozen in time.
Anything Peaceful What Does Peter Thiel Think About Startup Cities?
He offers an tantalizing hint for the right investment proposalMax Borders Apr 22, 2015
'If we could reopen the frontier in geopolitical terms, this would be terrific. But...'
Freeman Article The Economics of Karaoke (and Other Necessities)
Even sticker shock can reveal something about scarcityRobert P. Murphy Apr 21, 2015
Market prices themselves aren’t bad — they are simply messengers conveying underlying facts about scarcity.