Milk Crate Law?

“Too many of us in this nation are willing to accept, even chuckle at, laws we know we’ll keep on breaking, confident the law will happen to someone else.” ~ Laura Williams

– September 24, 2022

The Myopia of Antitrust

“Intellectuals and officials arrogantly suppose that any contractual term or organizational arrangement that they cannot immediately understand as serving competition must therefore be devious exercises of monopoly power or attempts to secure such power.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux

– September 23, 2022

What Is Financial Literacy and Why Is It Important? (Video)

“On this episode of Liberty Curious, Robert Wright, historian and Senior Research Faculty at AIER, joins Kate Wand to discuss his new book: Fearless: Wilma Soss and America’s Forgotten Investor Movement.” ~ AIER

– September 23, 2022

4,000 Years of Failed Price Controls

“The people of ancient Eshnunna can be forgiven for not understanding why setting the price of a kor of barley at a shekel of silver was a harmful policy. Today’s policymakers, who have the benefit of history and economics, have no excuse.” ~ Jonathan Miltimore

– September 23, 2022

The Great Authoritarian Arms Race

“Now is not the time to ‘retire the both-sides-ism trope.’ It’s time that an anti-authoritarian coalition turns against affective polarization and the impulse to pick a team. It’s time we call out authoritarianism anywhere it rears its head.” ~ Max Borders

– September 22, 2022

Tribalism and Electoral Politics

“Humans still have those tribal instincts, and politicians can play them differently by defining who they include in their ‘us’ group and who they define as ‘them.’ Their strategies are fully intentional.” ~ Randall G. Holcombe

– September 22, 2022

An Image Worth 10,000 Words: A Review of Superabundance

“Pooley and Tupy find that every one-percent increase in population corresponds to a roughly one-percent decrease in the time-price. This formulation is elegantly simple and conveys the crucial point that population growth is good.” ~ Vincent Geloso

– September 22, 2022

Polycentric Voluntarism Unbound: The Case for Nano Nonprofits

“By restoring the ability of its citizens to solve their own problems in their own ways, the American nation will remain imperfect, but a far better place than it is currently.” ~ Robert E. Wright

– September 21, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act: Is History Repeating Itself? (Video)

“On this episode of Liberty Curious, AIER Senior Research Faculty Thomas Hogan sat down with Kate Wand to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act.” ~ AIER

– September 21, 2022

Mercantilist Follies, Then and Now

“Mercantilism encouraged governments to create and prop up inefficient domestic sectors, and incentivized merchants to curry favor with governments to extract privileges from them.” ~ Samuel Gregg

– September 21, 2022

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