The only kind of equality consistent with liberty is equality before the law — which doesn’t require that people be in fact equal.
The Jamal Khashoggi Execution Reveals The Anti-Capitalist Nature of The Saudi Arabia Regime
Any rational view of our interests would recognize that Iran — along with Saudi Arabia — is a wellspring of the jihadist movement.
The Lesson of the Afghanistan War: 17 Years Later
The United States could have defeated the Islamist forces in Afghanistan, but we did not believe we had a moral right to.
“Democratic Socialism” Destroys
“You don’t need the government to dictate how to live your life, how much money you should make, how your family should be treated.”
Europe Deregulates Travel, Railroad and Bus Markets
A transport revolution is occurring all around Europe thanks to deregulation measures by the EU and national governments, which makes it increasingly possible for private businesses to enter railway and bus markets and make it evident that transportation doesn’t have to be – or better said, shouldn’t be, a public good provided by the state.
U.S. Is Morally Justified In Leaving The United Nations Human Rights Council
The Trump administration was right to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council. But to truly uphold the principle of rights, the U.S. itself needs to take seriously the moral difference between freedom and tyranny.
China Demonstrates That The Welfare State is a Major Threat To U.S. National Security
China demonstrated that our government debt, built over half a century of excessive welfare-state spending, is a major threat to our national security.
A Trade War Won’t Be Good For the Dollar
A trade war may also finally prompt China to do the smart thing and dump its trillion-plus holdings of U.S.
Israel’s Chief Enemy Is Also Ours
Israel, the region’s only free society, faces a virulent movement fighting to eradicate individual freedom and to impose totalitarian rule in the name of Islam — the jihadist cause — and Iran is a leader of that cause.
Trump “Victories” on Trade are Anything But
Elimination of the trade deficit will be a hollow victory if it results in a significant reduction in living standards.
European Bank HSBC Abandons Financing Fossil Fuels
Banks to stop financing fossil fuel development: Sound investment decisions vs. virtue signaling?
Still Haunting The World: Karl Marx and Marxism 200 Years Later
A specter continues to haunt the world, the specter of Karl Marx. Two hundred years ago, on May 5, 1818, the father of twentieth century totalitarian communism, the guidebook writer of revolutionary mass-murdering dictatorship, and the inspirer of disastrous socialist central planning was born in Trier, Germany.
The Trump Tariff is Really a Gigantic Tax on American Consumers
A tariff is essentially a tax that will be paid by domestic consumers.
Socialists Must Own Up to Venezuela
The degree of misery imposed by socialism is proportionate to the degree of redistribution.
Comparing Economies: Sweden and the United States
Even when the welfare state has worked its way through the economy, Swedes are poorer than Americans.
Yemen: The Land That Freedom Forgot
How life is lived when a people have not been touched by the ideas of the Enlightenment and a philosophy of freedom.
Global Corruption and the Role of Government
The corruption of government officials seems to be as old as recorded history.
America’s White-Washing of Saudi Arabia Betrays Capitalist Values and Enables a Statist Regime
For years, the U.S. has embraced Saudi Arabia as an ally, but at the deepest level, Saudi Arabia is hostile to our ideal of individual rights.
Anti-Capitalist Noam Chomsky’s Venezuela Lesson
Venezuela has greater oil reserves than Saudi Arabia. But because some people believe socialism is the answer to inequality, Venezuelans starve.
U.S. Should Not Turn a Blind Eye Toward Egypt’s Statism
The Cairo regime is notorious for flouting individual rights, freedom of speech, and rule of law. If Trump takes those political ideals seriously, he should call out, rather than turn a blind eye to, Egypt’s persistent authoritarianism.
Transitioning to Capitalism in The Socialist Republic of Vietnam
To fully achieve flourishing, the Vietnamese need not only economic but political freedom.
South Australia Falls Victim to Green Hubris During Record Heat Wave
South Australia has eschewed modernity, progress, and human well-being, and has instead chosen to chain itself to the unpredictability of intermittent sources.
How To Defeat Islamic Totalitarianism
To deter jihadists and would-be recruits, it’s crucial to demonstrate that their totalitarian vision is unrealizable, that their cause is doomed.
The Legacy of Mao Zedong is Mass Murder
According to the authoritative “Black Book of Communism,” an estimated 65 million Chinese died as a result of Mao’s repeated, merciless attempts to create a new “socialist” China.