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The EntrepreneurU.S. HistoryWorld History
One of the most instructive of all examples from maritime history is that of privateering, that is, the employment of profit-seeking, private armed ships during wartime.
Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History
After many decades of rent control and other regulations, New York politicians still can't seem to figure out why housing is so expensive.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Government manipulation is shifting wealth from Main Street to Wall Street. But most people don't see the growing gap between the growth of financial wealth and the real economy.
Maybe the fact that both homicides and violent crime overall have nearly halved over the past 20 years is a reason school officials show little interest in taking practical steps toward on-site security.
Decentralization and SecessionWorld History
In order to destroy the Republic in favor of empire, the new Roman dictators systematically dismantled the Republic's system of local autonomy and self-rule.
In the developing world, government schools are notable for corruption, low quality, and few options. Private schools have stepped up to provide services where governments have failed.
Taxes and Spending
Paul Krugman is now claiming the fact the US is not a 100% free-market economy justifies ever-higher taxes on "the rich."
We don’t oppose the state’s wars because they’ll be counterproductive or overextend the state’s forces. We oppose them because mass murder based on lies can never be morally acceptable.