Money and Banks
Central banks' efforts to artificially stabilize interest rates encourages greater risk-taking by banks, and contributes to instability in the banking sector.
Book ReviewsTaxes and SpendingOther Schools of Thought
In the words of Henry Hazlitt, "ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors."
EducationPhilosophy and Methodology
The true aim of these “scholar activists,” as many academics have begun calling themselves, is to propagate socialism by redefining capitalism to encompass every evil of human history. Which means they're mostly attacking straw men.
Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentSocialism
You don’t make people better off by artificially making energy more expensive. You only make them poorer.
Holcombe contends “political capitalism,” has come to replace market capitalism. We now have an economic system in which government and the private sector team up to exploit everyone else.
SubjectivismValue and Exchange
Prices are set by how much people value goods and services. And people value things based on what they think will improve their life and well-being.
Legal SystemU.S. History
The #NeverAgain movement that arose after last year’s Parkland shootings ignores how government officials cannot be trusted to behave honestly or responsibly to save student lives.
We need an Army of “Hazlitts ” today: men and women of courage and wisdom, who are unafraid to speak and write the truth.