Media and CultureU.S. History
The books of Laura Ingalls Wilder show a more civilized and libertarian side of the American frontier.
Global EconomyWar and Foreign Policy
Trump's Singapore Summit was really just a way for him to cede power in the region to the Koreas and to China.
Bureaucracy and RegulationPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange
Workplace raids against employers of non-government-approved workers make a mockery of private property rights.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemPrivate Property
There's really no need to do legal gymnastics about religious freedom. A simple respect for property rights solves the problem of forced baking of gay-wedding cakes.
Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
Mises advocated free banking because he thought it would restrain fractional reserve banking, which he viewed as the cause of unsustainable booms.
Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
California's governor refuses to send National Guard troops to the border on Trump's terms. State governments should refuse to send troops far more often than this.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
Timothy Egan in The New York Times evokes Warren Buffett in a recent article on taxes. Unfortunately both men are completely wrong.
Free MarketsSocialismPolitical Theory
The capitalist system is a system in which promotion is precisely according to merit. Marx didn't like that.