Freeman Article Is Politics Obsolete?
How People Outpace PoliticiansJeffrey A. Tucker Jul 29, 2015
Progress occurs despite politics and politicians, not because of them.
Freeman Article Should We Fear the Era of Driverless Cars?
Embrace the Coming Age of AutopilotWill Tippens Jul 14, 2015
Those who wring their hands at the prospect of the driverless car fail to see that its greatest potential lies not in reducing pollution and road deaths, nor in lowering fuel costs and insurance rates, but rather in its ability to liberate billions of hours of human potential.
Anything Peaceful Sabotaging Uber: The Umpire Strikes Back
The Labor Commission takes a side in the Uber vs. taxi competitionMichael Munger Jun 23, 2015
Capitalism is a brutal competition, but it's supposed to have neutral referees -- but sometimes the refs decide to play for one side.
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 Against Eco-pessimism: Half a Century of False Bad News
Yesterday's doomsayers were wrong because they didn't understand markets or human creativityAnything Peaceful Jun 17, 2015
The greenest thing we can do is innovate. The most sustainable thing we can do is change.
Anything Peaceful AMC’s "Halt and Catch Fire" Is Capitalism's Finest Hour
They risked everything to change the worldKeith Farrell Jun 15, 2015
The show is a vibrant look at the early PC industry, but it's also about entrepreneurship and innovation.
Anything Peaceful Behavioral Econ and Human Imperfection: A Bad Case for Government Control
"Agent failure" arguments for paternalism are eerily similar to "market failure" argumentsSteven Horwitz Jun 9, 2015
It's true that people aren't as perfectly rational as models assume -- but that doesn't inherently justify state intervention.
Freeman Article How Ice Cream Won the Cold War
Central planners have never understood the importance of tasty frozen treatsB.K. Marcus Jun 9, 2015
Progress is not driven by producing ever more of the essentials; it is driven by luxuries.
Anything Peaceful "Smart Jeans" and Big Data Can Save Your Life
The "Internet of things" will revolutionize the real world the way it did the digital realmAndrea Castillo Jun 4, 2015
The mundanity of magic is a testament to the market's continual drive to make our lives hugely better.
Resources Planned ChaosLudwig von Mises Jun 2, 2015
What is needed to stop the trend towards socialism and despotism is common sense and moral courage.