Media and CultureWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology
Steven Pinker’s attempt to rescue the Whig theory of history and demonstrate that we live in the best of all worlds turns out to be an utter failure.
Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending
Clearly, the proposal for increased usage of E15 is a government subsidy to corn growers and the ethanol industry.
Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
Trump has proposed the "Space Force" as a brand new and costly military branch and bureaucracy. The reaction to his plan helps illustrate the complexity of military politics in Washington.
War and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
Two root causes of homelessness — zoning and minimum-wage laws — are warmly and enthusiastically embraced by both the left and the right and ardently opposed by libertarians.
The German use of wartime central planning paved the way for full-blown socialism.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Historical experience does not appear to support the thesis of modern fractional-reserve free-banking theorists.
BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics