Methods for getting young people on the track of sound thinking
OCTOBER 24, 2014 by LEONARD E. READ
Leonard Read's essay on "economic instruction for the youngsters" first appeared in "Notes from FEE," September 1965.
OCTOBER 10, 2014 by F. A. HAYEK
Handing to private industry the task of issuing money could remedy our monetary troubles.
What Labor Unions Can and Cannot Do
OCTOBER 03, 2014 by HENRY HAZLITT
A peaceful strike is possible, legitimate, and potentially useful. But the moment workers have to use intimidation or violence to enforce their demands, their case becomes questionable.
APRIL 25, 2014 by PIERRE-JOSEPH PROUDHON
Proudhon, considered the father of anarchism, explains that an economic revolution is possible, perhaps even inevitable.
JANUARY 10, 2014 by WILLIAM H. WHYTE
William Whyte's complaints about hierarchical, individual-effacing organizations remain compelling. What's even more so is how much more richly varied, customizable, and flexible society has become.
Why We Must Disestablish School
JANUARY 03, 2014 by IVAN ILLICH
Ivan Illich analyzes compulsory State schooling in terms of power dynamics. What he finds is an inculcation of dependency and an institutionalized denial of individuals' control over their own educations. What he calls for is even more radical.
DECEMBER 27, 2013 by LEWIS MUMFORD
The city has grown dramatically in power, eventually outpacing royal rivals--but also usually achieving territorial unity at the expense of liberty, and for the benefit of the few, instead of assembling Swiss-style confederations of cities and regions.
DECEMBER 20, 2013 by ELIE KEDOURIE
Nationalism is a young doctrine, birthed as much by the turmoil following the French Revolution as by any debate among the philosophers. In effect, it's a post hoc rationale granting new types and uses of political power to the State.
DECEMBER 13, 2013 by LUDWIG VON MISES
In these classic essays, Mises discusses the principle of self-determination and how it has been substituted for aggressive nationalism.