Before there were other kinds of college admissions quotas, there were Jewish quotas. Jane L. Johnson writes about the days when she was an Affirmative Action West Coast student for colleges in the East.
Walter Block and Alan Futerman assert that “to be anti-Zionist is to be against the entire concept of private property” and "is tantamount to denying the basic rights of private property in a broad sense."
Economists are fond of claiming that employing data and statistical analysis is actually “doing economics.” No, they are “doing data” and nothing more. Real economics employs real theories that explain economic phenomena.
In the wake of the financial meltdown fifteen years ago, some countries placed strict limits on piling on public debt. Despite cries that this harms investment opportunities, the ”debt brakes” have worked well.
Modern international law tends to grant a right to “remedial self-determination” only in extreme cases. Unfortunately, this position accepts that states ought to be free to violate human rights so long as the abuses fall short of war crimes and genocide.
When Adam Smith and the English classicals promoted division of labor as the most important ingredient in economic development, it took Carl Menger and his Austrian successors to point out that error and promote the proper economic theory of production.
We don't think of Serbia as a “free” country, but there were movements toward limited government in the past. Unfortunately, the events of the twentieth century overwhelmed the freedom movements there.