Justin Trudeau’s contempt for the truckers is genuine and profound.
The last two years have revealed to us what we would rather not have discovered, namely that freedom and rights, along with enlightened ideals and good science, are extraordinarily fragile.
What Putin fears is not just NATO’s defensive armaments but their ideas—most fundamentally, America’s arms and ideas, specifically the concept of individual rights.
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The core problem in opposing dictatorships is the moral self-doubt of our politicians and that of other free countries.
If the governments want the economy to recover and grow, they should drastically scale back (and over time, give up entirely) their economic interference and focus on the protection of individual rights.
If the Chinese Communist Party is looking for a country to question the legitimacy of, perhaps it should stop looking at Taiwan and look in a mirror.
Elan Journo explains the essential nature of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and what has fueled it for so long. What justice demands, he shows, is that we evaluate both adversaries according to a universal moral ideal: individual liberty.
Telecom companies’ “greed” for profits and the alleged price fixing is not the real reason for the high prices of their services in Canada.
As Mises said, if we want, peace, freedom and prosperity, there is no alternative to the free market economy respectful of competitive entrepreneurship and consumer choice.
Black history is American history. It ought not be “relegated” to a month, and slavery ought not be relegated to only the European slave trade.
We should remember and appreciate episodes in history like those in Lithuania in January 1991, in which a people oppressed by socialist tyranny said, “No,” and insisted upon regaining their freedom.
While we should condemn the Chinese government’s actions, we should also be cautious of rising authoritarian tendencies here at home, whether it’s towards our civil rights or our economic freedom.
Middle Eastern young people are moving away from fundamentalism.
Without competition among experts, we can expect more expert failure in the future.
What would a Biden victory mean for the energy-importing countries of the Asia-Pacific region?
In the year 2020, the United Nations has effectively stood as a bystander and partial accomplice amid the most widespread violations of human rights at any time in its seven-decade history.
A recent New York Times editorial board member wrote that it was difficult to know whether the United States is “better, worse, or the same” as China.
The full judgement of the Swedish experiment must wait a while.
There is a realignment of politics underway in the UK and most other developed countries; in the UK it is now almost complete, thanks in no small part to Brexit whereas in some other countries it is still happening; Brexit did not cause this realignment, but it was caused by it.
“Laissez-faire” Stockholm seems to fare better than locked-down New York.
Some Americans say our government should be more like China’s. Repressive government controls like China’s should not be our role model.
Contrary to the U.S., where President Trump and Governor Cuomo and countless other political figures compete for the attention of their constituents and populace and underlings, the Swedish experience has been one of decentralized decision-makers and arms-length officials calling the shots.
Africa’s locust plague is man-made.
What explains the rising literacy rates and rising levels of educational achievements is also what explains the regime’s ability to continually repress Cuban people.