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How Fully Private, No-Insurance Hospitals Help the Common Man

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsHealth

Blog04/14/2022

The standard line with progressives is that unless government controls medical care, prices will skyrocket. But what if the free market model costs less than government-directed care?

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Markets Are Peaceful but the State Is Not

Free MarketsWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/25/2022

There are only two ways human cooperation occurs: through voluntary means or through coercion. The free market stands for voluntary cooperation; coercion and violence are the means of the state.

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Egypt Is Still Haunted By Its Ghosts of Socialism

DemocracyEconomic FreedomSocialismPolitical Theory

Blog03/18/2022

It has been more than fifty years since Egyptian strongman Gamal Abdel Nasser died, but his unfortunate legacy of imposing socialism on Egypt still harms the nation and its economy.

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Canada and the West Become States of Unfreedom

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog02/28/2022

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's heavy-handed crackdown on the protesting truckers and their supporters has exposed a larger agenda of illiberalism by Western governments.

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Should Government Be Your Stockbroker? Maybe So, Says Bloomberg

Financial MarketsInterventionism

Blog02/17/2022

Bloomberg suggests that individuals should not be permitted to make their own stock selections because they are not "qualified" to make such decisions. Instead, governments should help direct their investment choices.

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Unmask America

Big GovernmentHealthPolitical Theory

Blog01/20/2022

It is time to get back to normal life, and that starts with visible human faces.

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Why Rothbard Trended on Twitter This Weekend

AntipoliticsMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog08/16/2021

On Friday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted a link to Rothbard's essay "Anatomy of the State."

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End the Shutdown, Again

HealthStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog08/04/2021

If every new virus or variation warrants shutdowns or new vaccines, we will face an unending dystopian hellscape of state intervention in our medical decisions.

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Burt Blumert's Ninety-Second Birthday

Economic FreedomPhilosophy

Blog02/11/2021

Today would have been Burt Blumert's ninety-second birthday

 
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The Disaster of Zimbabwe's Price Controls

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog12/16/2019

Zimbabwe's government has embraced a potent mixture of monetary inflation and price controls. The result has been economic disaster.

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