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Leonard Read: The Spiritual Economist The Freeman
Leonard Read: The Spiritual Economist

Just how did Leonard Read come to write his essay? And what lies behind it?

Ted Cruz's Crusade against the Supreme Court Anything Peaceful
Ted Cruz's Crusade against the Supreme Court
We can have a judiciary that reflexively defers to the political branches, or we can have constitutionally limited government — but not both. 
Does America Ban Immigration? Anything Peaceful
Does America Ban Immigration?

For people without a college degree or a close American relative, the Statue of Liberty’s “Golden Door” is almost completely shut.

Uberocracy: How the Sharing Economy Changes Politics Anything Peaceful
Uberocracy: How the Sharing Economy Changes Politics

Startups like Uber can upend the political status quo by changing people’s experiences. 

The Best Argument Against Immigration Anything Peaceful
The Best Argument Against Immigration
Will immigrants undermine the institutions that make America great? 
Bernie Sanders' Anti-Immigration Crankery Anything Peaceful
Bernie Sanders' Anti-Immigration Crankery
"Open borders? No, that’s a Koch brothers proposal." Well, okay then.
6 Reasons the Uber Economy Isn't Destroying Good Jobs Anything Peaceful
6 Reasons the Uber Economy Isn't Destroying Good Jobs
Hillary Clinton and Robert Reich say the "rise of contracting" is a threat to workers. But is the premise even true? 
Did "No Irish Need Apply" Signs Really Exist? Anything Peaceful
Did "No Irish Need Apply" Signs Really Exist?
And what do they tell us about America, then and now?
Adam Smith Proved Ideas Matter Anything Peaceful
Adam Smith Proved Ideas Matter
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. 
Trumpism: The Ideology Anything Peaceful
Trumpism: The Ideology
As bad as the status quo is, it could be worse. Trump is dedicated to taking us there.
Who Will Protect Us from Tainted Food Trucks? Anything Peaceful
Who Will Protect Us from Tainted Food Trucks?
The sharing economy is driven by information- sharing, solving knowledge problems regulators cannot.
Why Be Nice to a Cab Driver? Anything Peaceful
Why Be Nice to a Cab Driver?

Cutthroat competition drives us to compassionate cooperation. 

Does “I, Pencil” Need to be Revisited? Anything Peaceful
Does “I, Pencil” Need to be Revisited?

I, Pencil showed the brilliance of market cooperation; does it need an update to show government's role?

America Isn't Getting More Liberal — It's Getting More Libertarian. Anything Peaceful
America Isn't Getting More Liberal — It's Getting More Libertarian.

America isn’t getting more liberal or more conservative — it’s getting more libertarian.

In Praise of Capitalist Globalization Anything Peaceful
In Praise of Capitalist Globalization

In this era of “savage capitalism,” the world has seen unprecedented declines in poverty and increases in global welfare.

Gays Need the Freedom to Discriminate Anything Peaceful
Gays Need the Freedom to Discriminate
Anti-discrimination laws will provide more choices at the expense of more informed choices. 
Driverless Money Anything Peaceful
Driverless Money

Driverless money would be far more beneficial to mankind than driverless cars ever will.

Uber Solves the Fundamental Problem of the Marketplace The Freeman
Uber Solves the Fundamental Problem of the Marketplace

After three Uber rides in the last two weeks, not only am I more convinced about the value that the so-called “sharing economy” is providing, but I have been struck by the way technology helps to solve the fundamental problem of the marketplace.

Sabotaging Uber: The Umpire Strikes Back Anything Peaceful
Sabotaging Uber: The Umpire Strikes Back
Capitalism is a brutal competition, but it's supposed to have neutral referees — but sometimes the refs decide to play for one side.
The Economics of Political Power Seminar Anything Peaceful
The Economics of Political Power Seminar
Students from around the world gathered at Calvin College to investigate how economics can explain politics.
Hispanics Are Just as Libertarian as Other Americans Anything Peaceful
Hispanics Are Just as Libertarian as Other Americans
Polls show Hispanics are just as libertarian as every other demographic. 
Against Eco-pessimism: Half a Century of False Bad News Anything Peaceful
Against Eco-pessimism: Half a Century of False Bad News

The greenest thing we can do is innovate. The most sustainable thing we can do is change.

Breaking News: NY Times Confirms Supply, Demand Still Working Anything Peaceful
Breaking News: NY Times Confirms Supply, Demand Still Working

 A shocking turn of events: Egg prices are up, and quantity demanded is down.

How Policing Works in a Privatized City Anything Peaceful
How Policing Works in a Privatized City
The right to walk away when a cop tells you to stop smoking makes all the difference.
How Free Migration Could Double the Economy Anything Peaceful
How Free Migration Could Double the Economy
Opening borders is not just compassionate, it's also great for the economy.

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