Is there any law beyond civil law? What do we mean when we say “law” in a particular context? What are the current limitations on law? What should the limits on law be? Bastiat and Leonard Read help provide answers.
The real world should always be regarded as the best foundation for an economic theory. Yet many mainstream economists think it's fine to ground economic theory in unrealistic assumptions about human behavior.
Often, when the “smash the state” position is invoked—especially among those less familiar with the state as an institution—further investigation often reveals a dangerous lack of precision about what exactly the state is.
When confronted by reporters about the size of their toilet sheet squares, a spokeswoman suggested it was the result of "innovations" allowing "consumers to, basically, wipe their butts more efficiently."