World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
The Nobel committee this year showed that it has embraced clever economic modeling as a replacement for scientific progress.
Booms and Busts
Skyscrapers that set world records for height don’t cause economic panics, but are, instead, a warning a boom has reached its peak.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Many urban police departments fail to make arrests in even half of the murder cases in their jurisdictions. Imagine if a private sector policing firm had a similar rate of failure.
Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
Rothbard: "if proponents of the higher minimum wage were simply wrongheaded people of good will, they would not stop at $3 or $4 an hour, but indeed would pursue their dimwit logic into the stratosphere."
Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory
The United States is overeducated and degrees provide a low social return. Politicians are too dumb to realize it.
World HistoryPolitical Theory
Gerard Casey paints a promising but realistic picture of what individualists of all stripes are up against.
Money and BanksPovertyMoney and Banking
In a world of rampant central bank intervention and endless government regulation, some are still claiming we live in a world of "hypercapitalism."