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Free Markets

Progress Does Hurt Blameless People Anything Peaceful
Progress Will Hurt Blameless People

Creative destruction doesn't feel very creative when it happens to you.

The Freeman
Competition and Cooperation
Uber Revolutionizes Common Sense The Freeman
Uber Revolutionizes Common Sense

The popular ride-sharing service has created unwitting supporters of the free market.

Does Cinnabon Prove We're Phools? Anything Peaceful
Does Cinnabon Prove We're Phools?

The continued success of Cinnabon doesn't prove free markets are phlawed.

Why Is Liberty So Important? The Freeman
Why Is Liberty So Important?

Though our work is vitally important, we never want to be so absorbed in it that we neglect the people who make it possible: you.

Free Market Groups Putting Property Principles into Action Anything Peaceful
Free Market Groups Putting Property Principles into Action

From South Africa to India, free market groups are helping to secure property rights for disenfranchised people  ending decades of injustice.  

Elections Aren’t as Democratic as Markets The Freeman
Elections Aren’t as Democratic as Markets

Politics is democratic only in process, not substance.

Freedom Makes Bigots Pay The Freeman
Freedom Makes Bigots Pay

Do we need government to restrict racist and sexist employers in order to curb discrimination in hiring?

3 Mistakes Free Marketers Often Make The Freeman
3 Mistakes Free Marketers Often Make

To promote the economic way of thinking, we need to stop making these basic mistakes.

We Don’t Need Mass Incarceration to Reduce Crime The Freeman
We Don’t Need Mass Incarceration to Reduce Crime

Mass imprisonment is an expression of society's collective ignorance.

Putting Income Inequality in Perspective Anything Peaceful
Putting Income Inequality in Perspective

If you earn $32,400 a year, you're in “the one percent.” 

Food Banks's Free Market Revolution Anything Peaceful
Food Banks' Free Market Revolution

America's third largest charity is using markets to figure out how to distribute its food where it's needed and wanted most.

Social Justice versus the Left The Freeman
Social Justice versus the Left

Despite a shared philosophy, progressive groups must fight for a finite pool of tax dollars.

The Future Is Unimaginably Better than Expected Anything Peaceful
The Future Is Unimaginably Better than Expected

We have come much farther than Marty and Doc Brown, and we didn’t need a DeLorean and a flux capacitor to do it — we needed the power of creativity, and the freedom to use it.

3 Stock Market Tips from an Economist The Freeman
3 Stock Market Tips from an Economist

Studying economics won’t show you how to get rich playing the stock market, but it will spare you from making a fool of yourself at the next cocktail party.

The Law (3) Books
The Law

Frederic Bastiat's timeless defense of liberty for all. Once read and understood, nothing ever looks the same. 

Capitalists from Outer Space The Freeman
Capitalists from Outer Space

When we make contact, we will learn that the aliens embrace what Adam Smith called “the system of natural liberty.”

War Is No Excuse for Socialist Planning The Freeman
War Is No Excuse for Socialist Planning
After the fall of the Soviet Union, just about everybody agreed that full-blown central planning was a bad way to produce food, cars, and television sets. However, people still seem to have a soft spot for planning when it comes to a “war economy.” 
Is Politics Obsolete? The Freeman
Is Politics Obsolete?
Progress occurs despite politics and politicians, not because of them. 
Who Is Building the Private, Peer-to-Peer Marketplace? The Freeman
Who Is Building the Private, Peer-to-Peer Marketplace?
“The ability to engage in trade directly with someone in person is a great thing, and it’s a shame that hasn’t been possible online — until now.”
Don't Worship the Free Market The Freeman
Don't Worship the Free Market

To say that liberty will take care of a problem is not a shut-up argument, and it shouldn’t be used that way. 

The Politics of Nostalgia The Freeman
The Politics of Nostalgia
Progressives join many conservatives in their misty view of the 1950s.
Should We Fear the Era of Driverless Cars? The Freeman
Should We Fear the Era of Driverless Cars?

Those who wring their hands at the prospect of the driverless car fail to see that its greatest potential lies not in reducing pollution and road deaths, nor in lowering fuel costs and insurance rates, but rather in its ability to liberate billions of hours of human potential. 

Don’t Let Me Design Your Retaining Wall The Freeman
Don’t Let Me Design Your Retaining Wall
Reputation markets regulate quality and safety where state licensing boards fall short.
Amazon Liberates Readers The Freeman
Amazon Liberates Readers
Science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin blames Amazon and capitalism for dumbing down the publishing world, but readers are doing better than ever.

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