Anything Peaceful Federal Court: Government Doesn't Need a Reason to Ban Competition
Is naked protectionism constitutional?Evan Bernick Jul 24, 2015
The 2nd Circuit rules that a "simple preference" for one group -- pure arbitrary favoritism -- is a legitimate reason to stop competition.
Freeman Article The Politics of Nostalgia
Why Does the Left Want to Take Us Backwards?Steven Horwitz Jul 22, 2015
Progressives join many conservatives in their misty view of the 1950s.
Anything Peaceful Adam Smith Proved Ideas Matter
Smith, more than anyone else, laid the intellectual foundations of free trade and free marketsLawrence W. Reed Jul 20, 2015
Adam Smith proved that ideas can change the world, and we are all immeasurably better off because of the ideas he shattered and the ones he set in motion.
Anything Peaceful Who Will Protect Us from Tainted Food Trucks?
What the mobile food industry needs is market reputation not government regulationB.K. Marcus Jul 16, 2015
The sharing economy is driven by information- sharing, solving knowledge problems regulators cannot.
Freeman Article Don’t Let Me Design Your Retaining Wall
The Market Protects You from My IncompetenceWarren C. Gibson Jul 13, 2015
Reputation markets regulate quality and safety where state licensing boards fall short.
Anything Peaceful The Ex-Im Bank Is Dead. (But Watch Out for Corporate Welfare Zombies.)
Taxes... taaaaaxes...Daniel Ikenson Jul 1, 2015
The second rule of Zombieland is always double tap. The same goes for seemingly unkillable government programs.
Anything Peaceful Political Borders Do Not Imply Economic Relevance
We shouldn't "retrain" workers who lose their jobs from FTAsDonald Boudreaux Jun 30, 2015
Trade that crosses frontiers is no different than trade that crosses the street.
Anything Peaceful Bootleggers, Baptists, and Bribes in the Magna Carta
Public choice illuminates the history of the first consumer protection lawDaniel Bier Jun 11, 2015
The Great Charter was overall a win for liberty. But from the crooked timber of politics, nothing entirely straight is made.
Anything Peaceful Trans Pacific Partnership Is about Control, Not Free Trade
IP industry, unions, and environmentalists will destroy gains from lower tariffsN. Stephan Kinsella Jun 4, 2015
The trade agreement is a trojan horse for exporting US special interests' agenda abroad.
Anything Peaceful LA Unions Demand Exemption from $15 Minimum Wage They Created
Transparent, to say the leastDaniel Bier May 27, 2015
Unions want to "give workers the freedom" to negotiate their own pay ?-- but only if those workers are paying union dues.