Resources On the Origin of MoneyCarl Menger May 28, 2015
Money has not been generated by law. In its origin it is a social, and not a state institution.
Anything Peaceful Venezuela Hits 510% Inflation
Black market exchange rates show a monetary collapseSteve H. Hanke May 28, 2015
Venezuela’s bolivar is collapsing in the wake of pay hikes for state workers, price controls, and nationalizations.
Anything Peaceful Don’t Listen to the Public (Even When They’re Right)
Public "opinion" is a dangerous unicornDaniel Bier May 26, 2015
Voters don’t have the foggiest idea what they’re talking about, and they are almost never right except by accident.
Anything Peaceful Rome: Money, Mischief and Minted Crises
When it comes to currency, don’t do as the Romans didLawrence W. Reed May 22, 2015
Honest and transparent money could have saved the Romans from centuries of economic hardship.
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.
Freeman Article Oliver Stone: Meet Friedrich Hayek
In defense of insider tradingAlexandre Padilla May 18, 2015
Preventing insiders from using their unique knowledge distorts signals that stock prices send to market participants. That can lead to market instability and corporate scandals.
Anything Peaceful Let Tubman on the Twenty
Is it wrong to put an ex-slave on US currency?Sarah Skwire May 14, 2015
With Tubman’s face on the twenty dollar bill, perhaps we would think more carefully about the money we invest in policies that disproportionately harm America’s black communities.
Anything Peaceful WATCH: Wall Street Discovers the Blockchain
Bitcoin isn't just about moneyJeffrey A. Tucker May 12, 2015
Bitcoin's "blockchain" allows the packaging, titling, and commodification of any bundle of information.
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.
Freeman Article Misfit Bitcoin, Flag Money, and Currency Wars
Cryptocurrency is an supranational game changerAndreas M. Antonopoulos Apr 28, 2015
A misfit like bitcoin shatters the whole context and allows us to see a nationalist currency for the caricature it is.