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War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory
The late George H. W. Bush was instrumental in creating our world of endless war against foreign states that are no threat to the United States.
Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
It costs more to run a campaign in a large jurisdiction than a small one. Making districts and states smaller would reduce the role of money in politics.
Even if we accept the mainstream narrative on the effects of climate change, the costs of implementing a global regulatory "mitigation" program are far higher than advocates admit.
History of the Austrian School of Economics
Bad ideas succeed in politics because those ideas were taught and pushed in educational and cultural institutions first.
Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
Selgin thinks fractional reserve banking critics are akin to "flat-earthers", but he gets some important points wrong.
Labor and WagesPoverty
Although they're not stylish places according to wealthy coastal elites, many metro areas in the United States still contain a lot of affordable housing.
There is no truly equal way to distribute goods. But capitalism offers a way for more people to benefit from the process of bidding for those goods and services.
Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History
City governments and state government are increasingly at odds over issues like immigration. The answer lies in states bidding some cities "farewell."