Virtually all laws involve "legislating morality." When people use this phrase they often really just mean "I want laws to back my version of morality, not yours."
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Just as people shouldn’t be forced to send their children to church, they shouldn’t be forced to send their children to a state-approved organization for secular education and training.
Free MarketsSocialismPolitical Theory
Why do so many people resent capitalism, even when they benefit enormously from it?
Granting greater sovereignty to Indian reservations could have benefits for Americans both inside and outside the reservation borders.
Taxes and Spending
Under Warren's plan for higher education, Warren won’t make you go to college — but she’ll make you pay for it.
John Quiggin's hit piece on Henry Hazlitt, Economics In Two Lessons, is just a run-of-the-mill center-left essay on how we need more government intervention.
Money and BanksMoney and BankingPhilosophy and Methodology
Economic theory must have only one purpose — to explain economic activity. However, statistical methods are of no help in this regard.