Anything Peaceful Nebraska Overrides Veto, Abolishes Death Penalty
Most death sentences are overturned, so let's stop the morbid farceDaniel Bier May 28, 2015
Other states should follow Nebraska’s lead and abolish the expensive, ineffective, and dangerous policy that puts life and death in government’s hands.
Anything Peaceful Should We Respect the Law?
Which law is worth our respect?B.K. Marcus May 27, 2015
Which is the greater threat to freedom, too little respect for the law — or too much?
Freeman Article Microaggressions and Microwonders
Are mountains out of molehills proof the world’s getting better?Steven Horwitz May 27, 2015
A recurring theme of recent human history is that the less of something bad we see in the world around us, the more outrage we generate about the remaining bits.
Anything Peaceful The New Republic: The Dumb Libertarian Era Is Here
Is libertarianism just a "dogmatic prejudice"?Max Borders May 22, 2015
To misunderstand the word libertarian is a failure to appreciate a living tradition that is now beginning to flower in the digital era.
Anything Peaceful Libertarians Need to Care about America's War on Immigration
The War on Immigrants is replacing the War on DrugsDavid Bier May 21, 2015
Restrictions on immigration are big government at its worst: over-militarization, over-criminalization, over-regulation, anti-market, and anti-liberty.
Anything Peaceful Ex Machina and Human Action
Freedom of self-improvement is a heroic storyRichard Lorenc May 18, 2015
Ex Machina is a lesson in the pervasiveness of economics in everything we do.
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.
Freeman Article Is There Really a Pink Tax?
Applying economics to the question of prices for men and womenSteven Horwitz May 13, 2015
Before we conclude injustice in market prices, we have to make sure we’ve exhausted all the explanations economics can offer.
Freeman Article Why Buy Local?
The seen and the unseen at your local food marketWarren C. Gibson May 11, 2015
It’s time to sort out which individuals are helped or hurt when we “buy local.”