Freeman Article Are Markets Ruining Video Games?
Or is intellectual property the real culprit?Matthew McCaffrey May 12, 2015
If game developers want to pursue more artistic projects that appeal to smaller audiences, they need to take a step away from the one-size-fits-all corporate development supported by government regulation.
Anything Peaceful Venezuela Moves to Nationalize Food, Ration Medicine, Kill Comedy
The crisis is killing people, and it’s really not funny anymoreDaniel Bier May 11, 2015
Price controls led to shortages, shortages to rationing, rationing to nationalization, and you can't even laugh about it anymore.
Anything Peaceful Labor Unions and the Chinese Exclusion Act
How labor "protected" workers from competition by slamming the door of opportunityB.K. Marcus May 6, 2015
Anti-immigrant laws were born from a Bootlegger-Baptist alliance of organized labor and nativist xenophobia.
Anything Peaceful The Sweet, Sweet Privilege of the Maple Syrup Federation
Big Syrup drives up the cost of breakfast by beating down little producersJanet Neilson Apr 30, 2015
Canada's Syrup Federation stations guards in private sugar shacks to ensure that people don’t sell their own syrup.
Anything Peaceful Dentist Attacked for Charging Too Little
In Arkansas, it's illegal for orthodontists to clean teethAnything Peaceful Apr 17, 2015
Crony licensing boards are driving up the cost of dental care by banning licensed specialists from doing dental work.
Freeman Article Razing the Bar
The bar exam protects a cartel of lawyers, not their clientsAllen Mendenhall Apr 14, 2015
The burden of the bar exam falls disproportionately on low-income earners and ethnic minorities who lack the ability to pay for law school or to assume heavy debts to earn a law degree.
Freeman Article The Garage That Couldn’t Be Boarded Up
Uber and the jitney … everything old is new againSarah Skwire Feb 26, 2015
Regulators ran jitney operators out of every town in America. But something important has changed the game in passengers’ favor.
Freeman Article Will a Degree Help You Do Your Job?
Jeff Winger’s education on Community is instructiveJoseph S. Diedrich Feb 11, 2015
The ne’er-do-well lead on TV’s Community exemplifies the distinction between instruction and education.
Seminar Economics of Political Power Nov 16, 2014
If you’re interested in the impact political institutions have on the poorest and most disadvantaged in society, FEE’s Economics of Political Power seminar is for you.
Freeman Article #12 – “I Prefer Security to Freedom”Leonard E. Read Jul 4, 2014
True security is an outgrowth of freedom, not an alternative to it.