Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade
For Brussels, giving in on Brexit encourages rebellion from disaffected populations in other member states, but do they really have a choice?
Business CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and BankingMoney Supply
The FedU.S. EconomyMonetary Theory
Shelton has been condemned by "experts" from both sides, but anybody who would liken the Fed to the Soviet central planners is an independent thinker worth considering.
Global EconomyOther Schools of Thought
Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyTaxes and Spending
The establishment media are still wrong-footed on Brexit. Johnson's hardball approach could be a big win for the UK.
Legal SystemWorld History
Mexican politicians are claiming Mexican nationals are unsafe in the US. Meanwhile, Mexico's homicide rate - fueled by strict gun-control laws - has soared to five times that of the US.
Most Americans say crime has gotten worse over the past decade. They're wrong. Moreover, the focus on mass shootings appears misplaced when mass-shooting deaths make up less than one percent of all homicide deaths.
Big GovernmentThe Environment
Proposals to ban single-use plastics is yet another triumph of symbolism over substance. Unfortunately, while the benefits are largely illusory, the costs are quite real.