Underlying the political collectivism of the anti-Columbus crowd is a racist view of human nature.
Steven Kates refutes Keynes’s caricature of the classical economists. Ultimately it is always goods that are traded for goods. Say’s Law, properly understood, explains both what causes unemployment and how to solve it..
The response by the EU has been mind boggling: instead of relaxing its tight rules, it has doubled down, and in recent years expanded its War on Innovation ever more.
To view the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as just a quarrel over one piece of land fails to recognize the fundamental nature of this conflict.
The first part of this post’s title is a quotation from a student in my business ethics class. She had said that to her teenagers after learning about rational self-interest, or egoism, in the course and reading How to Be Profitable and Moral. More...
Iran attacks oil tankers and bombs Saudi Arabian oil facilities and Trump becomes the villain?
Seasteads could give the world experimental evidence that can’t easily be censored by land-based politicians.
Camille Paglia is a professor of humanities and media studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she has been a faculty member since 1984. Paglia describes herself as transgender, but unlike so many other transgender people, she...
Kirk, the Best Brother Ever, R.I.P.
Hong Kong’s protest leader Joshua Wong recently Tweeted this image [by @harcourtromanticist] of a painting, which imitates Liberty Leading the People (1830) by French romanticist painter Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), whose painting is at the Louvre...
Brainwashing our youngsters is a serious matter. The people responsible for the Department of Education’s proposal ought to be summarily fired.
I’m wondering when the black community will demand an end to an educational environment that condemns so many youngsters to mediocrity.
Education bureaucrats love working in a monopoly where they are basically guaranteed jobs.
The exclusion of people like Clarence Thomas, Thomas Sowell and Walter Williams explains why there’s no serious discussion in the black community about government dependency; school choice; the damage done by high taxes, excessive regulation and laws like minimum wage; and why blacks should rethink their allegiance to the Democratic Party.
Mises’s brilliant treatise continues to be read and taken seriously as a cornerstone for understanding the nature of the free society and the workings of the market economy.
There’s a neglected dark side to the Swedish welfare model that its “democratic socialist” admirers seldom mention.
The late Dr. John Lewis read this statement to his class on September 12, 2001 — the day after America was attacked by Islamic Jihadists. His words are all the more relevant today.
On Labor Day, let us honor the true root of production and wealth: the human mind.