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Philosophy and Methodology
Is just aiding and abetting someone in committing an aggressive act a violation of the nonaggression principle? What if you were "just" driving the getaway car?
Bureaucracy and RegulationPrice Controls
Blinded by their zeal to save the masses from the "excesses" of greedy landlords, politicians are ignoring the regulatory state that keeps housing prices on the rise.
For Eugen Ehrlich, case law—as opposed to legislative law—could be be an effective tool in limiting state power and returning power to nonstate institutions.
The protest movements by gun-ownership-rights activists in Virginia still faces an uphill battle. But it may be the best battle to choose, since it would be a mistake to put faith in the courts.
Protectionism and Free TradeEntrepreneurship
Innovations aren't very useful unless they serve consumers in the marketplace. Otherwise, we're pursuing innovation for its own sake, and that isn't progress.
The political equivalent of Crystal Pepsi, Donald Trump and the Republican Party have given up their long-standing façade of budgetary restraint.
Global EconomySubjectivismValue and Exchange
Some anti-Brexit pundits tried to frame the Brexit debate as one of savvy economics-minded people against economic illiterates. These people missed the point.
Was healthcare a natural right two hundred years ago? If so, how is it that this "right" to eighteenth-century medicine morphed into a right to MRIs and chemotherapy? Do rights change with technology? That's not how rights work.