Terrorism gripped the headlines again as terrorists struck Brussels, but this latest colossal security failure for Europe and the West is not likely to lead to an evaluation of the value of state security.
In the Fed’s desperation to hold off the coming pain, will Yellen start listening to Ben Bernanke and embrace the absurdity of negative interest rates? We are already seeing the consequences of such policy play out in Switzerland, Germany, and Japan.
The consequences of our government’s rigged society are all around us, be it the increasing reliance on food stamps, a far reaching tax system, or the gratuitous examples of well-connected elites enriching themselves from state intervention.
Murray Rothbard would have turned 90 years old on Wednesday, and his contributions to economics have never been more relevant. Rothbard’s uncompromising assault on the state has made him one of the rare scholars to see his influence grow, even after his passing.